The EU Emissions Trading Scheme is a key pillar of European climate policy. It contributes to the EU’s greenhouse gas reduction targets by setting a cap on the maximum level of emissions for the sectors covered and establishing an installation-level market for emission permits, which generates a price for them. This knowledge package traces the history and discusses the main...Read more
The Vienna Energy Forum 2015 (VEF 2015) will emphasize the multiple benefits of the post-2015 development and climate agendas and showcase the best practices and actions on the ground that can contribute to both agendas. Energy practitioners, policymakers and thought leaders will discuss the interconnections of sustainable energy...Read more
UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and Austrian Foreign Ministry.
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 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 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