Climate.Brussels e-News 8.11.22
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Climate.Brussels e-News 8.11.22

Commitments for forests are nowhere near what is needed to reach Paris Agreement ambition
The world is not on track to achieve forest goals of ending and reversing deforestation by 2030, critical for a credible pathway to the 1.5°C Paris Agreement goal, according to a new report by the UN-REDD Programme, UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) and the Gr…
MEDPOL: SGIs’ ability to fulfil their missions, invest and anticipate the impacts of climate change at risk, says SGI Europe
On Monday 7 November 2022, Valeria Ronzitti, SGI Europe General Secretary, addressed the Macro-Economic Dialogue at Political Level (MEDPOL). Bringing together, amongst others, Paschal Donohoe, Eurogroup President, Valdis Dombrovskis, European Commission Executive Vice-President, Zbyněk Stanjura, Cz…
Presenting the European Commission with concrete Farm to Form strategy inspiration
At the European Week of Regions and Cities last month, ICLEI Europe and the Committee of the Regions formally handed the European Commission a manifesto and petition calling for the EU’s Farm to Fork strategy to ambitiously advance sustainable food transformation. Taken together, these are “two very…
In Place Of Awards, This Year Responsible Care Launches Two Online Galleries To Showcase Industry Initiatives
Responsible Care GalleryThe Responsible Care Awards has taken a different approach this year. In place of the awards, two online galleries show some of Responsible Care participating companies’ initiatives; to support Ukraine, and to improve resource efficiency. Under the gallery for ’humanitarian a…
All eyes on COP27: The EU’s hunger for gas should not lock-in Africa in fossil fuels
COP27, hosted by an African Presidency, is here. Judging its outcomes will not only depend on the negotiation agreements and in the form of COP decisions, and to what extent these will deliver progress in key areas that CAN Europe has stressed as essential, such as mitigation for 1.5°
CBAM Trialogues: Inclusion of indirect emissionscould jeopardise Union’s decarbonisationambitions
Amid this month’s Climate Change Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, European Aluminium, the industry association representing the aluminium value chain in Europe, warns against the negative impact of immediately including indirect emissions in the EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM). A premat…

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