EU council meeting on emissions underway in Luxembourg

Sokratis Famellos, deputy minister for the environment and energy, is taking part in a meeting of the European Council for the Protection of the Environment, now underway in Luxembourg.

Among the items on the agenda are emissions of gases into the atmosphere and implementation of the Paris Agreement.

“The ministers will discuss two legislative proposals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in sectors that are not covered by the ETS regulation system. In addition, the Council will take decisions on the Paris Agreement before the 23rd session of the COP23 in Bonn,” the European Council announced.