European Commissioner for Climate Action
The Commissioner for Cimate Action is a new post in the European Commission. It was created in 2010, being split from the environmental portfolio to focus on fighting climate change. The current Commissioner is Connie Hedegaard.
The European Union has made a number of moves in regard to climate change. Most notably it signed the Kyoto Protocol in 1998, set up its Emission Trading Scheme in 2005 and is currently agreeing to unilaterally cut its emissions by 20% by 2020.
- European Climate Change Programme
- Directorate-General for Climate Action (European Commission)
- Climate of Europe
- Energy policy of the European Union
- Website of Connie Hedegaard, Member of the European Commission. From European Commission. Retrieved 11 February 2010.