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Vehicle emissions

While tomorrow 22 September, the EU will organize its "car-free" day, California launched a legal offensive against six of the world's biggest carmakers, saying their vehicles add to global warming and cost the state billions of dollars to fight pollution and erosion.
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Visit to Askola (uranium mining project in Finland)

The Greens/EFA group hosted a two-day seminar in Helsinki during the Finnish Presidency of the EU, from 20-21 September, with the debate focusing on energy issues and how to achieve a safe and secure future for energy in Europe.In advance of the opening session of the seminar, Greens/EFA MEPs took t...
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Fossils, security and conflicts

Petteri Taalas, Director Regional and Technological Cooperation for Development Department of the World Metrological Organisation, showed the dramatic worsening of the impacts of climate change.Matti Vainio of European Commission's DG Environment presented, what he described as, a "eurocentric" view...
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Public consultation on EU energy policy

The EU currently decides on the future of its energy sector. The Commission is asking for people's opinion on a couple of energy issues in order to develop new policies. So, help the EU to lead the energy revolution towards a free nuclear and efficient renewables economy !
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Move Green

Transport must be a key focus if we are to have any chance of reducing the dangerous dependency on imported oil and tackling climate change, as well as avoiding a future energy supply crisis. Achieving this will require a behavioural change in terms of our mobility. (pdf)
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European mobility week

In the frame of their "stopclimatechange" campaign, the Greens will present a new strategy paper on "soft mobility", outlining a vision for a comprehensive and sustainable transport policy - changing how we get around - at a press conference on Friday, 15 September in Brussels.
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European Mobility Week

On the eve of European mobility week, the Greens will present a new strategy paper on 'soft mobility', outlining a vision for a comprehensive and sustainable transport policy - changing how we get around - at a press conference on Friday, 15 September. The Greens are organising a number of actions d...
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Scientists find new global warming threat

Northern Siberia's thaw lakes are belching out up to five times as much methane as previously thought. And as global warming causes the permafrost to melt, lakes worldwide could emit even more methane, reinforcing climate change.
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Conference on climate change

In advance of the EU-ASEM summit on 10-11 September, around 60 parliamentarians, scientist, business leaders and representative from civil society organisations from Asia and Europe will gather in Helsinki on 7-8 September.
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Climate change impacts

A new report from a coalition of development and environment groups stresses the urgence to act now on climate change before this region goes "Up in Smoke".