This Communication sets out concrete proposals to achieve this goal. It addresses three key challenges: targets and actions; financing; and building an effective global carbon market. It also responds to the request made by the European Council in June 2008 to present a comprehensive strategy for scaling up finance and investment flows for both emission reduction and adaptation.
Towards a comprehensive climate change agreement in Copenhagen
The successful conclusion of the international climate change negotiations at Copenhagen at the end of 2009 is a key priority for the EU. Now that the Climate and Energy package has been adopted, the EU must step up its contacts with third Countries, both in the UN context and beyond.