Fisheries in Community waters are regulated under the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). According to the revised decision-making procedure under the Lisbon Treaty, the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament share the decision-making power and jointly decide on legislation in the framework of the CFP, based on legislative proposals from the European Commission.

Delegates at the UN Climate Summit were today shown that the world’s oceans are becoming acidic at a faster rate than at any time in the last 55 million years, threatening disaster for marine life.

The United Nations Climate Change Summit (COP15) is taking place in Copenhagen from December 7-18th, and on this page you will find information and materials relating to Seas At Risk's work there on GHG emissions from shipping.

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