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Polluters must pay for climate loss and damages in the Global South

The countries least responsible for this climate crisis are the ones suffering the most from climate change. At COP27, we need to agree on more climate financing to be paid to the most affected people and areas.
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Photo by Sorin Gheorghita on Unsplash
Traffic jam
Press release |

EU deal reached on phasing out internal combustion engine for cars by 2035

Negotiators from the European Parliament, Member States and European Commission agreed on CO2 emissions requirements for new cars and vans and for a phase-out of the sale of new combustion engines by 2035.
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Photo by Maxim Tolchinskiy on Unsplash
Polluting factory
Press release |

Commission’s plans for clean air inadequate

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people die prematurely from air pollution in Europe. This is a disgrace. For years, far too little has been done to tackle air pollution, yet the European Commission’s reaction is once insufficient.
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Ana Miranda elected Vice-Chair of Parliament's Petitions Committee

EFA MEP Ana Miranda has just been elected first vice-chair of the European Parliament's Petitions Committee, taking over from Margrette Auken, a month and a half after the BNG took her seat in the European Parliament.
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European Parliament Strasbourg
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Debriefing of the October II plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included COP27, rule of law and media freedom in Malta, alternative fuel infrastructure, general budget for the EU for 2023, Frontex discharge 2020, social and economic consequences of the war in Ukraine and the energy crisis package
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Photo by Thomas Ellmenreich on Unsplash
Maltese flag
Press release |

Five years after the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, the press is still not free in the EU

The European Parliament pays tribute to Daphne and other journalists' work in exposing organised crime, tax fraud and money laundering, and stresses the importance of holding those involved in such illegal activities to account.
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Par Holmgren at the plenary
Press release |

MEPs call for urgent action on climate change

A cross-party majority of MEPs passed the resolution ahead of the COP27 in Sharm El Sheik. The resolution calls for world leaders to increase their climate pledges, for a loss and damage facility, and for  $100 billion in climate finance to be paid by the end of this year to countries and regions most affected by climate change.
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EFA MEPs want culture to be at the heart of Ukraine's recovery

EFA MEPs Diana Riba i Giner and Piernicola Pedicini intervened in plenary to highlight the importance of culture when aiding the Ukraine recovery.
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Terry Reintke at the plenary
Press release |

The Greens/EFA call on Council to take decisive action on climate change

The Greens/EFA call for a strong signal of unity and solidarity with Ukraine and demand answers to skyrocketing energy prices ahead European Council Summit. In addition, the Council must agree on concrete binding measures to limit global warming ahead of the UN Climate Conference in Sharm El Sheik.
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Calculator
Press release |

Greens/EFA support the European Parliament’s reading of EU budget for 2023

Members of the European Parliament have adopted its position on the General Budget of the European Union for the financial year of 2023. The Greens/EFA Group supports the Parliament's reading of the budget. The Greens/EFA successfully advocated for more ambition towards tackling climate change and biodiversity crisis.