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Directorate-General for Climate Action

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The Directorate-General for Climate Action or DG CLIMA, established in February 2010, is a department of the European Commission. The current Commissioner is Connie Hedegaard. The DG is headed by Jos Delbeke, Director General for Climate Action. Climate change was previously the responsibility of the Directorate-General for the Environment. DG Climate Change participates in international negotiations on climate, helps the European Union to deal with the consequences of climate change and encourages it to meet its targets for 2020. It also develops and implements the EU Emissions Trading System.[1]


  1. ^ "What we do", Climate Action, European Commission. Retrieved 6 July 2011.
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