Past Events

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

Wednesday 8 March, 2017, 13.30-15.00 The event was kindly co-hosted by Members of the European Parliament, Mr Peter Liese  (EPP) and Ms Julie Girling (ECR). Programme: 13.30-15.00 13.30-13.40 Mr Peter Liese, Member of the European Parliament – opening remarks 13.40-13.50 Ms Laurence Graff, Head of Unit, European Commission Aviation under the EU ETS from 2017…

8 Mar 2017

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.

31 Jan 2017

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…

25 Jan 2017

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…

30 Nov 2016

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…

15 Nov 2016

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.

8 Nov 2016

Civil Society Workshop – Implementing the Paris Agreement and tackling climate challenges in Central and Eastern Europe

It is a pleasure to invite you to our upcoming civil society workshop on the implementation of European climate policies in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

At a time when the world has agreed on a universal agenda to address the global challenges of climate change, notably with the adoption of the Paris Agreement, the European Union (EU) is in the process of adopting legislative proposals to bring its climate policies in line with these global commitments.

3 Nov 2016

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.

12 Oct 2016

West Africa Civil Society Workshop – Impact of “post Paris” climate policies on sustainable development, October 11&12, Dakar

2015 has been a decisive year for the fight against climate change, notably with the adoption of the Paris Agreement, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Also finance flows have been set in motion with the operationalization of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). But much work remains to be done to implement these important processes. The…

11 Oct 2016

Webinar Report: How can the Effort Sharing Decision be made fit for purpose?

28th June 2016 ESD Introduction: Cristina, from Transport & Environment, gave a general introduction on the Effort Sharing Decision (ESD), and explained why it is important that NGOs in Member States get involved in making this policy – which covers almost 60% of the EU emissions from transport, building’s, agriculture, and waste. All of these sectors…

28 Jun 2016