Today at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Bloomberg Philanthropies founder Michael R. Bloomberg and European Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action Miguel Arias Cañete pledged to join efforts to manage the global transition away from coal.
At the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco today, European Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete and California Governor Jerry Brown agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation on carbon markets.
A draft amendment to the ETS Auctioning Regulation listing Germany’s next opt-out auction platform has been published today on the Better Regulation Portal starting a four-week stakeholder feedback period. The draft amendment also establishes arrangements for monetising a first batch of 50 million allowances, to enable a timely start of the Innovation Fund in 2020.
On 11 September 2018, the United Nations released its 2018 report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World. The second part of the report uses JRC research to establish a link between climate variability, food security and nutrition .
‘Hydrogen is the missing link in the global energy system transition by 2050, as required by the targets in the Paris Agreement’ according to the report launched on 6 September 2018 in Bonn by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Joint answer given by Mr Arias Cañete on behalf of the European Commission to questions (Rule 130) by Philippe Loiseau (ENF) and Rolandas Paksas (EFDD) concerning the import of 300 000 tonnes of palm oil and the use of palm oil and its by-products in the biofuel industry.