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Policy Event: When Will Europe Act? How the aviation sector can reduce emissions through the EU ETS

Wednesday 8 March, 2017, 13.00-15.00 REGISTER (or below) The event is kindly co-hosted by Members of the European Parliament, Mr Peter Liese  (EPP) and  Ms Julie Girling (ECR). Confirmed speakers: Ms Laurence Graff (European Commission) Mr Jasper Faber (CE Delft) Mr Thomas Reynaert, (A4E) Ms Kelsey Perlman (Carbon Market Watch) A detailed agenda will follow shortly. Background: […] more »






The Cement Industry of the Future

Ahead of the plenary vote on Emissions Trading System reform, please join us for lunch on Tuesday 31st January to discuss the cement sector’s place in the low-carbon transition. Proposals from the ENVI Committee include the introduction of Border Adjustment Measures; please join our panel to discuss how the proposals will effect low-carbon cement. more »











Policy Event: Effort Sharing Regulation in numbers – low-carbon opportunities in non-ETS sectors

January 25th, 2017, 12:30 – 14:30 European Parliament, Brussels, Room A5E1 The event was kindly co-hosted by Members of the European Parliament Dr. Miriam Dalli (S&D), Mr. Benedek Jávor (Greens) and Ms. Merja Kyllönen (GUE). Programme and Presentations: 12:30-14:30 Dr. Miriam Dalli, Member of the European Parliament – Opening remarks Ms. Verena Graichen, Oeko-institut – Effort Sharing […] more »






EU ETS Breakfast Event: Unsticking the cement sector’s low-carbon potential

November 30th, 08:30 – 10:30 Breakfast reception 08:30 Programme 09:00-10:30 Mr Jakop Dalunde, Member of the European Parliament – Opening remarks Mr Dylan Tanner, Executive Director, InfluenceMap – InfluenceMap Report “European Cement and Carbon Pricing Regulatory Risk” Dr Agnes Brandt, Senior EU Policy Officer, Carbon Market Watch – CE Delft /CMW Report “Cement’s pollution windfall from the EU ETS during […] more »






COP22 Side Event: Human rights and climate change: what’s next after Paris?

Venue & Time: Tuesday 15 November 2016, Green Zone Room 2, Time: 15:00-16:30 In a historic step, the Paris agreement recognized the interconnectivity of climate change and human rights, specifying in its preamble that “Parties should, when taking action to address climate change, respect, promote and consider their respective obligations on human rights.” The priority […] more »






COP22 Side Event – Carbon markets in the Paris Agreement: Civil society priorities for the future – 8/11

At this event, experts will reflect crucial lessons to be learned to ensure social and environmental integrity and discuss key elements to address in elaborating the new mechanisms. more »











Policy Event: Arrival status – did ICAO deliver an effective aviation climate deal?

After 3 years of work, ICAO is due to agree a global climate deal for international aviation at its triennial assembly Sept 27 – Oct 7th. The outcome will be closely watched to see if the sector can take action to limit is considerable and growing climate impact. more »











Policy Side Event: Ensuring human rights in climate change mitigation actions

Event Background: Climate actions need to respect, protect and fulfill human rights. Past experiences with mechanisms established under the UNFCCC are critical for shaping the newly established Sustainable Development Mechanism (SDM). The event will reflect on lessons learnt from positive and negative impacts of climate mitigation actions. Speakers will underline the need for robust safeguards […] more »






European Parliament Event: The Effort Sharing Decision post-2020: How to ensure that the EU’s largest climate instrument is fit for purpose

Background: The European Commission will soon present new climate policy to reduce the emissions of the non-traded sectors after 2020. These sectors – including road transport, buildings and agriculture, amongst others – are currently covered by the EU’s Effort Sharing Decision (ESD), which regulates almost 60% of the GHG greenhouse gas emissions in the EU.  […] more »






European Parliament Event: Enhancing the EU’s industrial competitiveness through the EU ETS innovation fund

WATCH WEBSTREAMING HERE Wednesday 25th May 16:30 – 19:00 European Parliament – Room A5E2 With presentations from: Tomas Wyns, VUB “Decarbonising Europe’s Energy Intensive Industries: The Final Frontier” Donal O’Riain, Founder of Ecocem (watch the webstream for presentation) Martin Pei, Chief Technical Officer for SSAB “HYBRIT – A Swedish prefeasibility study project for hydrogen based […] more »