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Directorate-General Climate Action (CLIMA)

This Directorate-General develops EU policies for combatting climate change and is responsible for the supervision and financing of projects that support this policy.

The main tasks of this DG are:

  • to participate in international negotiations on climate change
  • to explore and set up policies that might deal with the consequences of climate change
  • the development and implementation of the EU Emissions Trading System
  • to promote low carbon and similar clean technologies
  • to monitor and aid member states in implementing their national strategies to combat climate change
 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 122 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
30.06.2020  EU position in the Joint Committee with Switzerland on the linking of their greenhouse gas emissions trading systems, on standards and technical issues.
Decision com(2020)271
 
23.06.2020  EU position in the Joint Committee EU-Switzerland on the linking of their greenhouse gas emissions trading systems as regards the adoption of Common Operational ...
Decision com(2020)255
 
04.03.2020  Framework for achieving climate neutrality and amending Regulation (EU) 2018/1999 (European Climate Law).
Regulation com(2020)80
 
31.10.2019  Preparing the ground for raising long-term ambition EU Climate Action Progress Report 2019.
Report com(2019)559
 
31.10.2019  Quality of petrol and diesel fuel used for road transport in the EU (Reporting year 2017).
Report com(2019)561
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 28 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
25.09.2019  EU position in the Joint Committee EU-Switzerland on the linking of their greenhouse gas emission trading systems to amend Annex I and II to the Agreement.
Decision com(2019)427
 
31.05.2018  EU position in the Joint Committee EU-Switzerland on the linking of their greenhouse gas emissions trading systems regarding the adoption of its Rules of Procedure.
Decision com(2018)359
 
17.05.2018  CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles.
Regulation com(2018)284
 
08.11.2017  Emission performance standards for new passenger cars, light commercial vehicles as part of the integrated approach to reduce CO2 emissions from light-duty vehicles ...
Regulation com(2017)676
 
16.08.2017  Conclusion of an Agreement with Switzerland on the Linking of their Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Systems.
Decision com(2017)427
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 1 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
12.05.2017  Authorisation of the opening of negotiations on an agreement with the Global Green Growth Institute.
Recommendation com(2017)175