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Eurobrief November 2014
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Quarterly economic report – Q3 2014
ENVI Policy Study on Environment and Climate Change
IETA publishes 11th Edition of Greenhouse Gas Market Report
Conference on GHG accounting standards in energy intensive industries
UNECE recommendations to the UNFCC on CCS in Post-Kyoto
Carbon Capture in the Cement Industry: ECRA holds first Chair event at the University of Mons
Commission calls on Bulgaria and Hungary to transpose the Energy Efficiency Directive in full
Framework for identifying invasive alien species published
Invasive Alien Species Regulation published in the Official Journal
ICMM publishes biodiversity performance review
New publication on LIFE and invasive alien species
Industry highlights socio-economic impact of including Refractory Ceramic Fibres under REACH Annex XIV
Air quality: Compilation of statements from the EU and its Member States at INC6
Mercury emissions of cement industry are covered by Industrial Emissions Directive
EEA publishes report on cost of air pollution from European industrial facilities
European Commission launches consultation on the implementation of the CPR
The Concrete Initiative welcomes new European Parliament!
CEMBUREAU responds to online survey on the European Standardisation System
European Commission becomes more transparent
Global Soil Biodiversity Conference – 2-5 December 2014– Dijon, France
7th conference of the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan – 10-11 December 2014– Rome, Italy
International conference “Competitiveness and Jobs in Europe” - 11 December 2014 - Brussels, Belgium
Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency: Information Day - 12 December 2014 - Brussels, Belgium
Industrial Economics Day - 15 December 2014– Brussels, Belgium
CEMBUREAU press releases
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2030 climate and energy framework: CEMBUREAU concerned about targets

Brussels, 20 October 2014 – At its meeting of 23-24 October, the European Council will decide on the 2030 climate and energy framework, including targets for GHG emissions reduction, renewables and energy efficiency.

Position papers
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CEMBUREAU responds to survey on European standardisation system

On 14 November 2014, CEMBUREAU responded to a survey regarding the European Standardisation System (ESS). In its response, the Association highlighted the fact that, when elaborating a standard, the main priority should be the quality of standard, rather the time needed to prepare it.

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ENVI Policy Study on Environment and Climate Change

In view of the hearing of the Commissioner-Designates before the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (ENVI), the Policy Department of the European Parliament provided the ENVI committee with a study on Environment and Climate Change Policies. The aim of the study was to look at the on-going environmental and climate change policy developments and to identify areas for improvement.