Climate policies in the EU have been developing since 1990, introducing common measures in the areas of greenhouse gas emissions, renewable energies and energy efficiency. An EU-wide climate policy framework has been developed, implemented, and revised over time. With the 2030 goals set in 2014, specific changes for the post 2020 period are under discussion.Read more
The Business and Climate Summit (20-21 May 2015) provides a platform to highlight business solutions towards a low-carbon economy and discuss the frameworks and policies needed to deploy low-carbon solutions. It convenes both international business leaders and policymakers to encourage dialogue between public and private actors and to build...Read more
Global Compact Network France and Enterprises pour l'Environnement, with assistance from Caring for Climate and other partners.
The Dialogue is hosted by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB). Originally an initiative of Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, representatives from all regions of the world gather at the Dialogue for informal discussions in support of the ...Read more
German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)
The Platts 6th Annual European Power Summit is an event for utilities, renewable energy companies and other key market stakeholders. The central discussion points focus on how to effectively tackle overcapacity, guarantee energy security, set tougher carbon-emission targets and make power greener
Topics of specific relevance to climate policy include:
Adaptation Futures is the biennial conference of the Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA). In 2016 the European Commission and the Government of the Netherlands will co-host the fourth edition.
Adaptation Futures 2016 leads to major progress in climate change adaptation. It fosters...Read more
PROVIA, the European Commission, and the Government of the Netherlands
The Cities of the Future Conference will provide an opportunity to present and discuss leading-edge developments in the area of urban water services with an international audience of water utility personnel, researchers, engineers, technology providers, city planners, consultants, regulators and policy makers. It will be focused on the...Read more
TRUST project and IWA Cities of the Future Programme
The MACSUR Science conference will take place on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th April 2015 in Reading UK, and will be followed on Friday 10th April with a workshop on within theme and cross cutting activities (aimed at those who will be involved in planning MACSUR 2).
The CARBON EXPO (26-28 May 2015), hosted annually since 2004, is a large multi-sectoral climate finance and carbon market conference and fair. With the evolution of the carbon markets over the years, it is a platform for facilitating innovation, promoting enhanced understanding of new policy instruments and identifying...Read more
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), World Bank, and Fira de Barcelona
This joint European conference (17-19 November 2015) in Bonn will bring together experts from science, policy and practice to highlight and discuss the importance of nature-based solutions for climate change mitigation and adaptation in urban areas and their rural surroundings. The aim of the conference is to increase knowledge...Read more
German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN), Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ / German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), European Network of Heads of Nature Conservation Agencies (ENCA)