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Carbon leakage'

Risks and reality

Will strong EU climate policies really lead polluting industries to relocate, bringing their emissions (and jobs) with them? This hearing will aim to assess the true risks of carbon leakage, as well as discussing viable policy options for tackling the affected sectors. PROGRAMME
 

Wednesday 9 June May 2010 9:15-13:00

09:15

Introduction

Yannick Jadot
, Greens/EFA MEP from France - including overview of a study by Climate Strategies on carbon leakage, commissioned by the Greens/EFA group

9:30-11:10

Gauging the real risk of carbon leakage in Europe

Moderation:
Chris Davies, ALDE MEP from the UK

Speakers:

  • Susanne Droege, Climate Strategies
  • Pierre De Kettenis, CEFIC (European Chemical Industry Council)
  • Alain Mestre, Syndex
11:15-12:45

Tackling carbon leakage: viable policy options

 

Moderation:
Linda McAvan, S&D MEP from the UK

Speakers:

  • Folker Franz, Business Europe
  • Hans Bergman, European Commission, DG Climate Action
  • Damien Morris, UK NGO Sandbag
  • Yannick Jadot, Greens/EFA MEP from France

Conclusions:
Bas Eickhout, Greens/EFA MEP from the Netherlands

Simultaneous interpretation will be available. Click to read a study on carbon leakage by Climate Strategies, commissioned by the Greens/EFA group (pdf):
http://tinyurl.com/leakage-CS-study And the Greens/EFA summary (pdf): http://tinyurl.com/leakage-greensefa-summary Further information: Office of Yannick Jadot, MEP - phone : +32-2-2845375

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