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Greens/EFA statement on the passing of Michèle Rivasi

The Greens/EFA Group is deeply saddened by the death of our colleague Michèle Rivasi. Our Group and the European Parliament are today losing a political figure who, throughout her career, sought above all to defend the public interest.
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Greens/EFA MEPs in Dubai, demands and quotes

From Thursday (30 November) on, heads of state and government, ministers, the EU - represented by Climate Commissioner Wopke Hoekstra - and representatives of non-governmental organisations and lobby groups will be negotiating the global climate crisis at the 28th United Nations Climate Conference (COP28) in Dubai. Quotes, the Greens/EFA'…
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EFA MEPs stand with the Amnesty law in Spain

Today in the European Parliament, MEPs debated the Amnesty Law in Spain in a debate with Commissioner Reynders requested by the EPP and ECR Groups with the support of Renew and ID.
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EFA celebrates victories in Parliament’s proposals for Treaty changes

European Free Alliance Group welcomes the new proposals of the European Parliament for the amendment of the EU Treaties. Following the conclusions of the Conference on the Future of Europe, the Parliament has debated and adopted concrete proposals for amendments to the Treaties.
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MEPs put nail in the coffin for sustainable EU pesticides regulation

Cheered on by the big agri industry lobbies, right-wing MEPs together with the far-right, managed to weaken the text in crucial areas. In the end, the text was not good enough for anyone to support it. Members of the European Parliament failed to protect human health and the health of our planet.
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There’s still time to push back against throwaway culture

The European Parliament voted on its position on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation ahead of the trilogue negotiations. Although the Parliament did not back some of the most ambitious measures proposed by the Commission, this marks the beginning of the pushback against the disposable giants.
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Parliament wants to make repairs simpler, faster & cheaper

The European Parliament will adopt its trilogue negotiating mandate on the Right to Repair. The Right to Repair will see the obligation for manufacturers to repair their products for a certain period of time and the prioritisation of repair over replacement in the event of a product defect during the statutory guarantee period.
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Vote on transition to electric trucks marks acceleration in emissions reduction

Today, Members of the European Parliament have just voted to set strict CO2 limits for trucks and are calling for all new buses to be emissions-free by 2030. Following new CO2 targets for cars, CO2 targets for buses and trucks are set to be tightened in line with Europe’s ambition to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Parlia…
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Climate Conference needs to mark the end of the fossil era

In the run-up to the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), MEPs call for a global phase-out of all fossil fuels and the end of fossil fuel subsidies as soon as possible, by 21 at the latest, in their resolution voted today (Tuesday 2025 November). The Loss and Damage Fund is to finally be set up and provided with fresh mo…
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Member States fail to ban glyphosate - Greens/EFA urge Commission to act

Member States missed their last chance to ban the use of glyphosate for the next decade. The Commission will now take a decision on the renewal of the use of glyphosate. The Greens/EFA urge the Commission to take into account the overwhelming scientific proof of the dangers of using glyphosates both for peoples health and for nature