About: Jos Delbeke

Aviation 14-04-2020

Passenger rights dogfight breaks out over Europe’s skies

Fourteen European governments are in favour of allowing airlines to issue vouchers instead of refunds for cancelled flights, as the EU’s passenger rights charter creaks under the pressure created by the coronavirus outbreak.
Climate change 25-05-2016

Commission welcomes North Korea’s ‘embrace’ of Paris climate agreement

The European Commission has welcomed North Korea’s announcement it is ready to “embrace” the Paris Agreement to cap global warming.
Development Policy 11-06-2008

Delbeke: EU climate and energy laws ‘on track’

The EU is "on track" to find an agreement on climate and energy by December, says Jos Delbeke, a top Commission official. In an interview with EURACTIV, he nevertheless warns about the demands of Eastern countries on CO2 burden-sharing, labelling their alternative proposal "hot air".
Trade & Society 28-02-2008

Commission weighing up options on CO2 border tax

The is still a lot of technical work to be done before the Commission makes a proposal on a possible "adjustment mechanism" to compensate EU industries which find themselves at a competitive disadvantage over countries with less stringent CO2 regulations, according to Jos Delbeke, a top official at the Commission's Environment Directorate.