Question for oral answer to the Council Rule 115 Matthias Groote, Karl-Heinz Florenz, Dan Jørgensen, Corinne Lepage, Bas Eickhout, Sabine Wils, on behalf of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
Subject: Climate change conference in Warsaw (COP 19)
What steps is the Council taking to ensure that the 19th Conference of the Parties (COP 19) Climate Change Conference in Warsaw brings concrete results and progress regarding:
– the framework, design and pathway leading to the global climate agreement due to be concluded in 2015;
– increased ambition compared with pre-Europe 2020 levels; and
– the implementation of previous COP decisions and agreements, particularly in the areas of climate finance and adaptation.