(The sitting was suspended at 10.00 pending the arrival of Margaret Beckett (President-in-Office of the Council). It resumed at 10.10.)
IN THE CHAIR: Dagmar ROTH-BEHRENDT Vice-President
4. Climate change - Beating global climate change (debate)
Council and Commission statements: In light of the damage caused by the recent hurricanes and the outcome of the summits between the EU, China and India
Report on 'Winning the Battle Against Global Climate Change' [2005/2049(INI)] - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. Rapporteur: Anders Wijkman (A6-0312/2005)
Margaret Beckett (President-in-Office of the Council) and Stavros Dimas (Member of the Commission) made the statements.
Anders Wijkman introduced the report.
The following spoke: Paul Verges (draftsman of the opinion of the DEVE Committee), Cristina Gutiérrez-Cortines, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, Gyula Hegyi, on behalf of the PSE Group, Caroline Lucas, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Kartika Tamara Liotard, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Johannes Blokland, on behalf of the IND/DEM Group, and Liam Aylward, on behalf of the UEN Group.
IN THE CHAIR: Janusz ONYSZKIEWICZ Vice-President
The following spoke: Irena Belohorská, Peter Liese, Dorette Corbey, Alyn Smith, Roberto Musacchio, Urszula Krupa, Bruno Gollnisch, Avril Doyle, Anne Ferreira, Lena Ek, Bairbre de Brún, Georgios Karatzaferis, Françoise Grossetête, Marie-Noëlle Lienemann, Gunnar Hökmark, Justas Vincas Paleckis, Bogusław Sonik, Edite Estrela, Richard Seeber, Rebecca Harms (draftsman of the opinion of the ITRE Committee), Margaret Beckett and Stavros Dimas.