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Emissions trading

The European Commission decided today on the first 10 national allocation plans for allocating CO2 emission allowances to energy-intensive industrial plants for the 2008-2012 trading period. The Commission reduced the allowances by almost 7% below the emissions proposed by the NAPs.
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EU energy policies

Following the EU Commission's "Action plan for energy efficiency:realising the potential" published in October, the EU energy ministers met yesterday to adopt their conclusions. Unfortunately the outcome doesn't show any concret commitment towards more renewables and energy savings.
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Nairobi results

Despite some achievements on technical issues, the progress made in ensuring continuity of climate policy framework is a disappointment. The sense of urgency does not seem to get reflected in these discussions apart from some plenary interventions.
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Greens/EFA meeting in Nairobi

The Greens are organising an event in the European Union Pavilion in Nairobi in the context of the UN conference on climate change. Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize laureate 2004 Wangari Maathai will take part in the conference.
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Aviation and climate change

Today the European Parliament votes on a new air traffic management system for Europe (SESAR). This system must also play a role in limiting climatic impact of aviation.
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Climate change talks in Nairobi

The UN Climate Change Summit in Nairobi (9-17 November) enters its second week. The first days of the talks were rather disappointing due to the slow pace of progress. Frustration is growing among the representatives of the 190 countries taking part in the conference.
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Cities, towns and citizens of Europe, actively committed to the prevention of climate change

Climate change is an indisputable truth recognised by the international scientific community. The UN Conference in Nairobi constitutes a new opportunity and there is not much more time left to make governments adopt immediate and ambitious measures and commitments to stop and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that are causing global war…
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"Empowering people for sustainable energy"

Our conference "Empowering people for sustainable energy" encountered great success. A very large audience had the chance to share the launch of the "Vision Scenario for the European Union" on energy and climate change.
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EU Kyoto targets

The latest projections of the European environment agency, released on Friday 27 October, show that the EU-15 member states will meet thei joint greenhouse gas reduction target. But it will rely on some countries using carbon sink accounting to adjust their emission figures.
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World economy faces ruin from climate change

Climate change could push the world into the worst recession since the Great Depression, with many countries facing economic ruin, a comprehensive British report, the "Stern report", on the effects of global warming warns today.