10 Sep 2015
EU ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL ON 18 SEPTEMBERBrussels Daily
Agenda Highlights of the Council of Environment Ministers meeting on 18 September in Brussels
The ministers will meet to prepare the EU position for the UN Climate Change Conference, which takes place in Paris between 30 November and 11 December. The Council is expected to adopt conclusions reflecting its negotiating position.
A new global climate agreement is set to be adopted at the Paris climate change conference. The aim of the new agreement is to reduce emissions across all countries to a level that will keep global warming below 2°C. The EU plays a major role in the negotiations.