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1 European Commission: Environment Directorate General Slide: 1 The Second European Climate Change Programme Working Group I ECCP review Draft Mandate Stefaan Vergote DG Environment, Climate Change & Energy Unit

2 European Commission: Environment Directorate General Slide: 2 Commission Communication COM(2005) 35 final Winning the battle against climate change RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EU CLIMATE POLICIES: THE NEXT STEPS A new phase of the European Climate Change Programme in 2005: The Commission will review progress and explore new actions to systematically exploit cost effective emission reduction options in synergy with the Lisbon strategy.

3 European Commission: Environment Directorate General Slide: 3 Actual and projected progress of the EU bubble

4 European Commission: Environment Directorate General Slide: 4 How far away from the Kyoto target were EU Member States in 2002?

5 European Commission: Environment Directorate General Slide: 5 Most important measures : stage of implementation Measure Reduction potential (Mt CO2-eq.) EU-15, 2010 Entry into force Starting to deliver EU emission trading scheme Link JI/CDM to emission trading /2008 Dir. on the promotion of RES-E Dir. on the promotion of CHP EuP Directive Energy labelling directives Dir. on energy performance of buildings Dir. on the promotion of transport bio-fuels ACEA voluntary agreement Fuorinated gasses Landfill directive

6 European Commission: Environment Directorate General Slide: 6 ECCP review : general objective l to review the implementation of climate change related EU-wide polices and measures, l to assess their concrete implementation in the Member States, l to assess the resulting actual and projected emission reductions, and on the basis of this analysis, l to discuss the further development of EU climate change policies to achieve the EUs and Member States obligations under the Kyoto Protocol, and beyond

7 European Commission: Environment Directorate General Slide: 7 5 topics l Energy supply measures l Energy demand measures, l Transport measures l Other gases in industrial, energy and waste (methane, N20 and fluorinated gases) l Agriculture and forestry

8 European Commission: Environment Directorate General Slide: 8 Key issues l Assessment of the trends in GHG emissions for the specific sector l To evaluate the implementation of the recommendations of ECCP I Working Groups and the achievement of the commitments taken by the EC l To evaluate the concrete implementation in the MS (actual and projected emission reductions, identifying best practice, evaluating cost-effectiveness, impacts on the sectors concerned and specific gaps.) l To evaluate the progress in terms of the development of EU climate policy and consider issues in relation to the overall consistency, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of future EU wide climate policy in synergy with the Lisbon strategy l To develop conclusions and recommendations.

9 European Commission: Environment Directorate General Slide: 9 Working method l Topical groups l Balanced representation of stakeholders (MS experts, representatives of business sectors, NGO representatives, academic experts and Commission) l final report based on the activities and conclusions of the topical groups, prepared by the chairman

10 European Commission: Environment Directorate General Slide: 10 Policy deliverable l The Working Group should aim to deliver a report by March l Taking into account the report of the Working Group, the Commission will present a policy paper on the review of the ECCP to be discussed under the Austrian Presidency.

11 European Commission: Environment Directorate General Slide: 11 Thank you for your attention more info


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