Peter Liese MEP
Coordinator Richard Seeber MEP
Coordinator


IN FOCUS


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NEWS


26/03/2013Aviation emissions trading: Parliament approves stop-the-clock proposal. Peter Liese MEP and Richard Seeber MEPdeen
13/03/2013Implementing EU climate policy: additional administrative burdens on farmers must be avoided. Radvilė Morkūnaitė-Mikulėnienė MEPen
28/02/2013Horsemeat Scandal: clear labelling also necessary for processed meat. Richard Seeber MEPen
26/02/2013Energy Prices: only the whole Parliament can decide. Richard Seeber MEP and Eija-Riitta Korhola MEPen
19/02/2013Carbon Trading Market: we cannot afford higher energy prices. Eija-Riitta Korhola MEP and Richard Seeber MEPen
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POLICY


Environmental problems are increasingly taking on a world-wide dimension and will continue to worsen if they are not dealt with decisively. In the European Union it is now recognised that environmental and economic problems are inextricably linked. Therefore, one of the European Union's fundamental tasks is to promote sustained, environmentally-friendly growth...


EMISSIONS TRADING SCHEME


At the EU Summit in early December, EU Heads of State and Government agreed on an ambitious package to reduce CO2 emissions and to increase the use of renewable energies. The agreement approved by the European Parliament will enter into force now.

Parliament finally adopted the EU Climate Change and Energy Package during December's plenary session. The measures will implement the greenhouse gas reduction goals set at the EU Summit in spring 2007. EU Heads of State and Government had agreed on a binding 20% reduction target by the year 2020 compared to 1990 levels. The implementing legislation includes a reform of the current EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) and a Directive on renewable energies.

WHO'S WHO

Peter Liese MEP, Coordinator
Peter Liese MEP, Coordinator
phone: +32 2 28 45981 (Brussels)
phone: +33 3 88 1 75981 (Strasbourg)
e-mail: peter.liese@europarl.europa.eu
Richard Seeber MEP, Coordinator
Richard Seeber MEP, Coordinator
phone: +32 2 28 45468 (Brussels)
phone: +33 3 88 1 75468 (Strasbourg)
e-mail: richard.seeber@europarl.europa.eu
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