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EU co-hosts major international climate meeting with Canada and China 15/09/2017

The European Union, Canada and China are joining forces to strengthen global action in the fight against climate change by co-convening a ministerial meeting on climate action on 15-16 September in Montreal, Canada. This gathering, a first of its kind, seeks to further galvanise global momentum for the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

EU citizens increasingly concerned about climate change and see economic benefits of taking action, survey shows 15/09/2017

Europeans have become increasingly concerned about climate change and a large majority believe that taking action will boost the EU economy and jobs, according to a new survey.

Court judgment again confirms benchmarks for free allocation of ETS allowances for 2013-2020 24/08/2017

On 26 July 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered a judgment in which it confirmed the methodology applied by the Commission when establishing the benchmarks for free allocation of EU emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) allowances for the period 2013-2020 (Commission Decision 2011/278/EU).

EU and Switzerland join forces on emissions trading 16/08/2017

The EU is set to link its emissions trading system with Switzerland's system, after the European Commission adopted two proposals to finalise an agreement between the two sides.

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2017 auction calendars for aviation allowances published 08/08/2017

EEX and ICE have today published their 2017 calendars for the auctions of aviation allowances.

Commission publishes status update for New Entrants' Reserve 17/07/2017

The European Commission today published a status update on the allocation of allowances from the New Entrants' Reserve 2013 – 2020.

EU environment ministers to discuss way forward for implementing Paris climate agreement 13/07/2017

European Union (EU) environment ministers will meet this week to discuss global developments on climate change and EU implementation of the Paris Agreement, together with Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete.

G20 Summit confirms that the Paris Agreement is irreversible 10/07/2017

On 7-8 July, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker met with other Group of Twenty (G20) leaders for a summit in Hamburg, Germany. This was the first such global meeting following the announcement by the US Administration of its intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.

EU reiterates commitment to helping Pacific islands cope with impacts of climate change 05/07/2017

The European Union has reiterated its full commitment to helping Pacific island countries and territories cope with adverse impacts of climate change, at an inaugural event of the Climate Action Pacific Partnership held in Suva, Fiji, on 3-4 July.

EU leaders commit to swiftly and fully implement Paris climate deal 23/06/2017

Heads of the EU Member States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission have strongly reaffirmed the EU's commitment to swiftly and fully implement the Paris Agreement on climate change.