The EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Canete, will participate in the sixth Petersberg Climate Dialogue which will start on Sunday in Berlin. The informal meeting of ministers and representatives from around 35 countries is being held to prepare for the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris which will kick off in November. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande are scheduled to give keynote speeches at the Petersberg event on Tuesday. See also our new cepPolicyBrief on the EU Commission’s latest preparations for the UN Climate Change
Five months before the crucial phase of the Climate change conference (COP 21) in Paris, EU Environment Ministers will meet on Wednesday and Thursday in Luxembourg in order to discuss climate finance, the Luxembourg EU presidency said. The ministers will also have a first discussion round on the core elements of the EU negotiation mandate for Paris, which should be adopted by the Environment Council in September. See also our cepPolicyBrief on the matter.
The environment ministers of the EU member states will meet on Friday to prepare the EU position for the UN Climate Change Conference, which takes place in Paris between 30 November and 11 December. The Council is expected to adopt conclusions reflecting its negotiating position. See also our cepPolicyBrief on the matter.
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in his annual State of the Union address on Wednesday that one example of where the European Union is already leading is in its action on climate change. Referring to the upcoming climate conference in Paris, Juncker said the EU had made “the most ambitious contribution presented to date,” while “others are following, some only reluctantly.” See also our cepPolicyBrief on the matter.
Climate Dialogue” in Berlin, to prepare for the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris in December. The informal talks were launched by Merkel in 2010. See also our cepPolicyBrief on the EU Commission’s latest preparations for the UN Climate Change Conference.
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