16. Jan. 2014
This week saw leaked draft recommendations and a draft communication on shale gas from the European Commission circulated widely before their proposed release next week as part of an overall climate and energy package. After months of planning, consultation, studies identifying how legislative proposals are necessary, the Commission has given in to the huge pressure put on them by a handful of fossil fuel companies...
11. Dec. 2013
Like every year, the Greens/EFA attended the climate negotiations. This year the UN climate summit took place in Warsaw, Poland, from 11 to 23 November. In this December newsletter you will find a recap of the activities the group organised there as well as the outcome of the summit.
23. Nov. 2013
The climate negotiations that have been held in Warsaw for the last two weeks are finally over. All discussions on the three main items of the COP 19 – the roadmap to Paris, financing and the decision to create a mechanism for ‘loss and damage’ - have been agreed upon. However, the key issue of emission reductions have not been addressed and lots of work remains to be done by the EU towards COP21...