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29 Amendments of Catherine CHABAUD

Amendment 4 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Citation 12 a (new)
- having regard to the 2019 special reports by the IPCC on Climate Change and Land and on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate,
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 25 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Recital C a (new)
Ca. whereas Chile, as the host country of COP25, has already indicated that it will highlight the role of the oceans in combating global warming, and that this decision makes even more sense after the publication of a new alarming report by the IPCC on ocean warming;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 26 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Recital C b (new)
Cb. Whereas the experts of the IPCC “High level panel for a sustainable ocean economy” have presented proposals to make the oceans a source of solutions to climate change such as the restoration of marine forests and coastal ecosystems damaged by human activities;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 46 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 2 a (new)
2a. Recalls that the Paris Agreement acknowledges the « right to health » as a key human right in its preamble; underlines that Article 4.1 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) states that “all Member States should employ appropriate methods, for example impact assessments, formulated and determined nationally, with a view to minimising adverse effects on the economy, on public health and on the quality of environment, of projects or measures undertaken by them to mitigate or adapt to climate change”; considers that health should be included in national adaptation plans and national communications to the UNFCCC;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 48 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 2 b (new)
2b. Stresses that climate change undermines the social and environmental determinants of health, including people’s access to clean air, safe drinking water, sufficient food and secure shelter. Stresses that through flood, heatwaves, drought and fires, climate change is responsible for significant impact on human health including under nutrition, impact on mental health, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, and vector born infections;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 61 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 4 a (new)
4a. Stresses that Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems underlines the dramatic effects of global warming on lands; underlines that these dramatic consequences would likely worsen according to current global trend;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 68 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 6 a (new)
6a. Regrets that the indicators of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for climate change do not include health; takes note that the situation is, however, being remedied in academic research initiatives, by the WHO and by the Secretariat of the UNFCCC; welcomes the adoption of the UN high-level political declaration of 23 September 2019 on Universal Health Coverage;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 73 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 7 a (new)
7a. Stresses that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report entitled "The Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate”, underlines that climate mechanisms depend on the health of the ocean and marine ecosystems currently affected by global warming, pollution, overexploitation of marine biodiversity, acidification, deoxygenation and coastal erosion; recalls that the ocean is part of the solution to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change; underlines that the COP25 will be the first “Blue COP”; calls therefore on the EU to put the ocean high of the green deal and on the agenda of the ongoing international negotiations on climate;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 94 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 10
10. Calls on the country holding the EU Presidency and the Commission to submit to the UNFCCC as soon as possible the Union’s long-term strategy to reach domestic net-zero emissions in 2050; stresses that in order to reach domestic net- zero GHG emissions in 2050 in the most cost-efficient manner, and in order to avoid relying on carbon removal technologies that would entail significant risks for ecosystems, biodiversity and food security, the 2030 ambition level will need to be raised; underlines that Nature-Based Solutions are a key tool of EU's action to reach its GHG cut objectives; believes it to be of the utmost importance for the Union to send a clear message during the UN Climate Summit in September 2019 that it stands ready to enhance its contribution to the Paris Agreement;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 99 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 10
10. Calls on the country holding the EU Presidency and the Commission to submit to the UNFCCC as soon as possible the Union’s long-term strategy to reach domestic net-zero emissions inby 2050 at the latest; stresses that in order to reach domestic net- zero GHG emissions inby 2050 in the most cost-efficient manner, and in order to avoid relying on carbon removal technologies that would entail significant risks for ecosystems, biodiversity and food security, the 2030 ambition level will need to be raised; believes it to be of the utmost importance for the Union to send a clear message during the UN Climate Summit in September 2019at COP25 that it stands ready to enhance its contribution to the Paris Agreement;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 104 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 11
11. Supports an update of the Union’s NDC with an economy-wide target of 55 % domestic GHG emission reductions by 2030 compared with 1990 levels ; calls, therefore, on EU leaderMember States to support an increase in the level of ambition of the Union’s NDC accordingly; calls also on other global economies to update their NDCs to bring about global effects;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 106 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 11 a (new)
11a. Expects that the European Green Deal will set out a comprehensive and ambitious strategy for achieving a carbon neutral Europe by 2050 at the latest including the target of 55% emissions reductions by 2030; calls on the Commission to adapt all its relevant policies, in particular climate, agriculture and cohesion, accordingly;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 107 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 11 a (new)
11a. Expects that the European Green Deal, to be put forward by the Commission in early 2020, will set out a comprehensive and ambitious strategy for achieving a climate neutral Europe by 2050 at the latest including the target of 55% emissions reductions by 2030;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 111 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 12
12. Believes that, as a means to further ensure increased stability for markets, it will also be beneficial for the EU to establish a further interim emission reduction target by 2040 that can provide additional stability and ensure that the long-term 2050 target is met;net- zero GHG emissions target is met by 2050; and recalls that it is necessary to regularly update the targets to ensure they comply with the implementation of the Paris Agreement.
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 115 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 12 a (new)
12a. Recalls that the Paris Agreement recognises the “importance of ensuring the integrity of all ecosystems, including oceans” in its preamble; underlines that Article 4.1 (d) of the UNFCCC promotes the “sustainable management, the conservation and enhancement, of sinks and reservoirs of all greenhouse gases, including biomass, forests and oceans as well as other terrestrial, coastal and marine ecosystems”; calls therefore on the EU and all Parties to include ocean, coastal and marine ecosystems in the NDCs;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 125 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 13 a (new)
13a. Welcomes the fact that Chile is one of the most successful emerging countries in the transition to clean energy, and, in particular, that it shows the highest increase in solar energy production in the world; is of the opinion that its commitments to address the climate emergency should inspire many countries in South America and around the world;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 134 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 16
16. Considers that COP25 should define a new level of ambition, both in terms of ambition in implementing the Paris Agreement and in relation to the next round of NDCs, which should reflect enhanced commitments to climate action on land and in the oceans and across all sectors;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 144 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 19
19. Reiterates that adaptation action is an inevitable necessity for all countries if they are to minimise negative effects of climate change and make full use of the opportunities for climate-resilient growth and sustainable development; stresses the need to develop systems and tools to keep track of progress and effectiveness of national adaptation plans and actions; regrets that the Member States' draft national energy and climate plans (NECPs) lacked ambition regarding energy efficiency and renewable energy targets; recalls that renewables including renewable marine energy, as an element of a circular economy, are part of the solution to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change; calls on Member States to strengthen their national energy and climate plans to fully implement the Paris agreement;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 163 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 22
22. Stresses that the EU’s budget should be coherent with its international commitments on sustainable development and with its mid- and long-term climate and energy targets and should not be counterproductive to these targets or hampering their implementation; calls therefore on the Commission to ensure climate and biodiversity proofing of EU investments and put forward, where applicable, harmonised and binding rules on clim; underlines thate and biodiversity proofing of EU investll spending under the next Multiannual Financial Framework should be compliant with the objectives of the Paris Agreements;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 172 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 23
23. Stresses the importance of a just transition to a climate neutral economy and the need for an anticipatory approach to ensure a just transition for citizens and to support the most vulnerable regions and communities; stressees the importance of creatingon of a just transition fund, as one tool on the EU-level to guarantee an inclusive transition for the people and the regions most affected by decarbonisation, such as the coal mining regas well as acknowledging actors that are in the forefront of the green transitions; believes that Europe’s climate transition must be ecologically, economically and socially sustainable; calls on the Union and the Member States to put in place appropriate policies and financing in this regard, conditioned to clear, credible and enforceable short and longer term economy-wide decarbonisation commitments from the concerned Member States;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 183 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 23 a (new)
23a. Underlines the role of sustainable finance and considers that a rapid adoption and development of green finance by the key international financial institutions is essential for a successful decarbonisation of the global economy; underlines the need to implement the EU’s Action Plan on Sustainable Finance, and supports the setting up of an international platform on sustainable finance;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 186 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 23 b (new)
23b. Supports the work of the coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action and encourages all governments to adopt the coalition’s commitments to align all policies and practices in the remit of finance ministries with the goals of the Paris Agreement and to adopt effective carbon pricing, as laid down in the ‘Helsinki principles’;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 219 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 28
28. Regrets that the transport sector is the only sector in which emissions have grown since 1990; stresses that this is not compatible with long-term sustainable development, which instead requires reductions in emissions from all sectors of society at a great and faster rate; recalls that the transport sector will need to be fully decarbonised at least by 2050; notes that the Commission’s analysis shows that the current global targets and measures envisaged by the International Maritime Organisation and the International Civil Aviation Organisation respectively, even if fully implemented, fall short of the necessary emissions reductions, and that significant further action consistent with the economy-wide objective of net-zero emissions is needed; considers that in order to ensure the consistency of NDCs with the economy-wide commitments required by the Paris Agreement, Parties should be encouraged to include emissions from international shipping and aviation and to agree and implement measures at international, regional and national level to address emissions from these sectors;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 229 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 31
31. Recalls that shipping CO2 emissions are projected to increase by 50% to 250% in the period to 2050; welcomes the agreement on the initial IMO Strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from ships as a first step for the sector to contribute to the realisation of the temperature goal in the Paris Agreement; regrets that the IMO has not, so far, made progress on the adoption of short and medium-term measures to reach the objectives of the strategy; stresses the importance and urgency of implementing short and medium-term measures before 2023; underlines that further measures and action are needed to address maritime emissions and calls, therefore, on the EU and the Member States to closely monitor the impact and implementation of the IMO agreement and urges the Commission to consider additional EU action, as part of its 2050 decarbonisation strategy, to reduce maritime emissions in line with the temperature target of the Paris Agreement and to; welcomes the EU regulation to take appropriate account of the global data collection system for ship fuel oil consumption date (MRV) and the IMO global data collection system for fuel oil consumption of ships; recalls that the MRV is a first step which should ultimately enable the EU to adopt mandatory targets to reduce emissions; urges the Commission to consider additional EU action such as the inclusion of maritime sector into the EU ETS and the introduction of a ship efficiency standard and a ship label as part of its 2050 decarbonisation strategy, to reduce maritime emissions in line with the temperature target of the Paris Agreement; highlights the solutions to reduce emissions which can be easily implemented already exist, such as the reduction of the speed by two knots, which can cut CO2 emissions by 20% or the deployment of emission control area which are provided under the international MARPOL Convention considers that the decarbonisation strategy and the green deal should drive investments into zero- emission ships and the necessary enabling infrastructuregreen ships fostering ecocomponents, better waste and water management; and drive the necessary enabling infrastructures such as the electrification of ports;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 269 #

2019/2712(RSP)


Paragraph 35
35. Stresses the need to mainstream climate ambition into all EU policies, including trade policy; calls on the Commission to ensure that all new trade and investment agreements signed by the EU are fully compatible with the Paris Agreement and asks the Commission to carry out and publish a comprehensive assessment of the consistency of the existing and forthcoming agreements with the Paris Agreement; calls on the Commission to pay special attention to the life cycle of traded goods from conception to consumption, to protect natural resources and to take into account the cumulated impacts including transport;
2019/10/07
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 4 #

2019/2028(BUD)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 2
2. Considers that important efforts have been made to increase sound scientific knowledge of marine biological resources. Although knowledge has improved, we are still far from optimum in order to provide for an appropriate assessment; considers that Union funds must therefore be increased for both international and Member States’ scientific research organisations in order to further improve the evaluation of stocks, and to increase marine knowledge, including by studying the impact of climate change and pollution on stocks; more broadly, considers that fishermen must be encouraged to contribute to marine knowledge and funding for on-board measuring instruments should be provided for that purpose.
2019/08/28
Committee: PECH
Amendment 16 #

2019/2028(BUD)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 3 a (new)
3a. Recalls that the EU is party to international agreements such as the Paris Agreement and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals – including Goal 14 on the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development – and that it must keep to its commitments when developing its policies, including the common fisheries policy;
2019/08/28
Committee: PECH
Amendment 22 #

2019/2028(BUD)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4
4. Recalls that aquaculture is becoming an important element in the objective to cope with increasing consumption of fisheries products in the Union and a sustainable approach to it must be taken.
2019/08/28
Committee: PECH
Amendment 48 #

2019/2028(BUD)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 9
9. Highlights that the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) plays a fundamental role in coordinating and implementing the CFP, as does the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in its pollution-prevention and maritime-safety work; points out that this should be reflected in itstheir budgets.
2019/08/28
Committee: PECH