05. Dec. 2012
The `hot air` issue has been under discussion for several years but yet the EU is still uncapable of agreeing on cancelling those surplus emission permits. The Greens/EFA urge EU members states to do this quickly in order for the EU to be able to play a leading role at the COP18 and ensure that this internal split does not derail what is currently the world`s most important discussion.
04. Dec. 2012
Day 9. COP18. Ministers and some heads of state have now arrived and the high-level segment of the conference has started. The Greens/EFA encourage the EU leaders to come with concrete action and clear financial pledges so Europe can show to the most vulnerable countries that it is serious about the promises it made in the past.
03. Dec. 2012
A recent analysis made by Oil change International revealed that rich countries spend five times more on fossil-fuel subsidies than on aid to help developing nations cut their emissions and protect against the effects of climate change...