IEU CLIMATE Telegram 14 June 2017

Our telegram headlines today*:


  • Paris agreement: Parliament backs new carbon cuts, debates U.S. withdrawal
  • EPP on Climate Action: Europe unites behind Paris deal as EP agrees on emissions cuts
  • EU-Abgeordneter Liese (EVP/CDU): Kampf gegen den Klimawandel - Europäisches Parlament stimmt für ambitionierte Gesetzgebung zur Erreichung des in Paris vereinbarten Ziels (DE)
  • S&Ds step up climate action and deliver on effort sharing as Trump abandons Paris agreement
  • ALDE: EU Climate Law rapporteur Gerbrandy: "Europe acts on its climate commitments, with or without Trump"
  • GUE/NGL: Trump pull-out must not undermine EU’s commitment to COP21
  • CAN Europe: EU Parliament fails to align EU climate policy with the bloc’s Paris pledge 
  • Background brief on the Environment Council on 19 June 2017
  • Speech by President Juncker at the European Parliament on President Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the COP 21 Climate Agreement
  • UNFCCC: On the Possibility to Withdraw from the Paris Agreement: A Short Overview
  • WWF: Ambitious, transparent and economy-wide 2050 strategies key to tackling climate change - report 

# COP23

  • Incoming COP23 President Frank Bainimarama Joins Under2 Coalition - Appoints California Governor Edmund Brown Special Advisor for States and Regions


  • EESC: 7th meeting of the Low Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative (LCTPi) - Scaling impact and connecting business with policymakers for low-carbon solutions

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