October 11, 2013
By Lies Craeynest, Oxfam’s EU climate change expert
On Tuesday and Wednesday, EU Environment and Finance Ministers will discuss their common position for this year’s round of UN climate talks in Warsaw, Poland. Ahead of these important meetings, Oxfam coordinated the visit of a group of Bangladeshi UN climate negotiators to Brussels to meet both members of the European Parliament (EP) and EU experts.
The delegation arrived at a time when the climate crisis is finally making it back onto the European agenda. Coming off the heels of the release of the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) at the end of September, which saw scientists state they are 95% sure climate change is exacerbated by humans, the European Commission is now preparing its proposals for the EU 2030 Climate and Energy Package for later this year. This week’s report by the European Environment Agency, which reports […]