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Polluting factory
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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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Maltese flag
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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
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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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Terry Reintke at the plenary
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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
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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.
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Barbed wire fence
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MEPs condemn illegal pushbacks and rejects Frontex discharge

The European Parliament rejected the granting of the 2020 discharge to the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex. The Greens/EFA group has long been calling for greater accountability and transparency of Frontex.
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Windmill
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Commission's energy crisis package must include massive expansion of renewable energies

The European Commission presented a new emergency package aimed at combating the sharp increase in gas prices. The package was published ahead of the energy summit on Thursday and Friday this week. The Greens/EFA Group welcomes the Commission’s proposal for a joint gas purchase tool, but it’s uncertain if this will be enough to reduce gas…
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Picture of Terry Reintke
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Terry Reintke takes the reins as Greens/EFA President

Greens/EFA MEPs have elected Terry Reintke MEP as the new President of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament. “I am overwhelmed and delighted by the great trust that the Group has placed in me. Now it's time to get to work, the people of Europe expect European solutions from us." said Terry Reintke after her election.
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EFA MEPs propose the creation of an action protocol against cyber espionage

EFA MEPs Diana Riba and Jordi Solé intervened this morning in the committee of inquiry on Pegasus as victims, to explain their own espionage cases.