A draft implementing act establishing rules for adjusting the free allocation due to activity level changes during phase 4 of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), from 2021 until 2030, has been published on the Better Regulation portal for a four‑week stakeholder feedback period. This will be open until 9 July 2019.
The Commission launched a public consultation to evaluate and review the rules for state aid in agriculture, rural areas and forestry.
The consultation on the list of candidate Projects of Common Interest in cross-border carbon dioxide transport infrastructure in view of preparing the fourth Union list of Projects of Common Interest in energy has been launched and will remain open until 09.06.2019.
The consultation is aiming at collecting information contributing to evaluate whether the ETS guidelines are effective, efficient, relevant, coherent and have an EU-added value. The consultation also aims at collecting information on available policy options to address the risk of carbon leakage due to indirect emission costs, while preserving the incentive of the EU ETS for a cost-effective decarbonisation of the economy and minimising competition distortions in the internal market.
A draft delegated act establishing a list of sectors and subsectors deemed at risk of carbon leakage for the 2021-2030 EU ETS trading period has been published on the Better Regulation Portal for a 4-week stakeholder feedback period. It will be open until 2 January 2019.
A consultation regarding the potential of transforming the European Women Forum into a multidisciplinary think tank for women in a society in transition.
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on a strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reduction. All interested citizens and stakeholders can send their contributions by 9 October 2018.
The European Court of Auditors is conducting an audit of public participation in EU law-making. In particular, they will examine the public consultations with stakeholders undertaken by the European Commission when preparing its legislative proposals. The auditors have today published a Background Paper, “Consulting the public when preparing EU law”, as a source of information for those interested in the subject.