Brussels European Council – Presidency Conclusions, March 2008

Sectors : Climate change - general
Organisation : EU
Date made: 
Heads Of State

Commitments in: Climate Change - Climate change - general

“17. ...The EU is committed to maintaining international leadership on climate change and energy, and to keeping up the momentum of negotiations on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and its Kyoto Protocol, in particular at the next Conference of the Parties in Pozna?. The objective is to secure an ambitious, global and comprehensive post-2012 agreement on climate change at Copenhagen in 2009 consistent with the EU's 2°C objective. By delivering on all the targets set by the Spring 2007 European Council, the EU will make a major contribution to this objective…The EU proposes to contribute to an accelerated and concerted high-level effort in support of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Bali Action Plan, to develop a coherent and consistent architecture for a post-2012 agreement that ensures scaled-up finance and investment flows for both mitigation and adaptation...”