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EU Environment Council

EU environment policy, including policy on engagement in the wider international environment protection agenda is discussed at Environment Council meetings. The Council is comprised of Ministers with responsibility for environmental matters, including climate change. All Member States are represented and the Council generally meets in formal session four times a year.  Together with the European Parliament, the Council is responsible for adopting progressive European environment policy and legislation.

A list of the reports of Council meetings can be found on the European Council website.