Contributions from the EU and its member states to support developing countries in reducing their greenhouse gas emissions and coping with the impacts of climate change showed a significant increase in 2016.
The Council adopted conclusions on Paris Agreement and preparations for the UNFCCC meetings (Bonn, 6-17 November 2017).
Commissioner Arias Cañete reaffirms EU leadership for upcoming UN climate talks as local governments adopt position on climate finance Full article…
The President of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), Karl-Heinz Lambertz, will deliver the first-ever “State of the European Union: the View of Regions and Cities” address during the CoRs’ plenary session on 10 October in Brussels. The address will be followed by a debate with the European Council’s President Donald Tusk and EU local leaders on the future of Europe. EU Commissioner for climate action and energy, Miguel Arias Cañete, will then set out the EU’s priorities for the UN climate talks in Bonn as EU cities and regions revitalise a climate coalition with their US and Canadian counterparts.
With the next round of UN climate talks taking place in Bonn 6-17 November, MEPs call on the EU to set out a mid-century zero emissions strategy by 2018.
The agenda is now available.