INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 4 Oct 2017

Our telegram headlines today*: 


  • UN chief urges world to implement Paris climate accord 'with greater ambition' 

# COP23: 

  • EP on COP23: the EU should ratchet up its climate goals +++ 
  • EP Text adopted - 2017 UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany (COP23) - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0380 - Wednesday, 4 October 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition  +++ 
  • Everyone should live up to the Paris climate agreement, say leading S&Ds  +++ 
  • S&D/SPD: "Deutschland und EU als Gastgeber in der Pflicht" - Parlament fordert Führungsrolle beim Weltklimagipfel +++ 
  • COP23: radical political will needed to achieve Paris climate change commitments - GUE/NGL +++ 
  • CAN Europe: MEPs call for higher EU climate target 

# EU ETS: 

  • ST 12830 2017 INIT Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by Member States from 2021 to 2030 for a resilient Energy Union and to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement and amending Regulation No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and other information relevant to climate change (First reading) - General approach  +++ 
  • Parliament limits aviation ETS exemption while it awaits clarity on global CO2 scheme - Transport & Environment  +++ 
  • DIW: Energie- und Klimaschutzexperten fordern stärkere CO2-Bepreisung +++ 
  • dena: Energie- und Klimaschutzexperten fordern stärkere CO2-Bepreisung +++ 
  • Expertenbündnis ruft zur Einführung von CO2-Mindestpreis auf - Germanwatch e.V. +++ 
  • Stärkere CO2-Bepreisung: Neuer Schwung für die Klimapolitik - Germanwatch e.V. +++ 
  • CPLC: Companies Set Their Own Carbon Price to Guide Decisions. 


  • Analysis of the latest available scientific research and evidence on indirect land use change (ILUC) greenhouse gas emissions associated with production of biofuels and bioliquids


  • Latest documents by the UNFCCC
    • Fccc/Sbi/2017/Inf.15 Financial report and audited financial statements for the year 2016 and report of the United Nations Board of Auditors.
    • Fccc/Sbi/2017/16 Updated technical report by the Consultative Group of Experts on National Communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention on problems, constraints, lessons learned and best practices in the preparation of national communications and biennial update reports


  • ST 12644 2017 INIT Memorandum of Understanding between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the European Union on cooperation on climate change - Approval of signature on behalf of the European Union
  • ST 11557 2017 INIT Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases and repealing Regulation (EC) No 842/2006


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