EU Environment Council follows up on COP21

On 4 March the EU Environment Council met in Brussels to debate the follow up of the Paris agreement.

The Ministers agreed that it is necessary to “keep the Paris momentum alive and to turn the focus to the implementation of commitments”. Many Members States identified swift ratification of the agreement as a priority. Environment Ministers welcomed the European Commission’s assessment of the Paris agreement and implications for the EU 2030 climate and energy policy.

Visit the Council website for more information.