The European Commission is holding a public consultation on how best to shape the new international agreement due to be adopted in 2015. All stakeholders are invited to participate and contribute their views.
Jos Delbeke, the European Commission's Director-General for Climate Action, participated in the European Steel Day conference on 16 May in Brussels. His remarks are available below.
Emissions of greenhouse gases from stationary installations participating in the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) decreased by 2% last year to 1.867 billion tonnes of CO2-equivalent, according to the information recorded in the Union Registry.
First year of emissions responsibility for aircraft operators
Verified 2012 emissions reported by airlines amount to almost 84 million tonnes.
Aircraft operators responsible for over 98% of the 2012 aviation emissions covered by the EU ETS have successfully taken the necessary steps to date to comply with the EU ETS legislation. In accordance…