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EU’s vast public investment gap will kill climate ambitions & weaken standing on global stage

Today, the Greens/EFA Group have launched unprecedented new research into how the green transition is being undermined by a lack of public investment. The study, The Road to Net Zero: Bridging the Green Investment Gap, commissioned by the Group and carried out by the Institut Rousseau, finds that an additional €10 trillion investment is n…
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Greens/EFA call for protection of our seas and marine life

Today, at the initiative of the Greens/EFA, MEPs will debate the recent ecological disaster off the coast of Galicia. The Greens/EFA Group call for urgent measures to be taken to mitigate the impact on the environment and the marine fauna, for the inclusion of Maritime Transport on the Proposal for a Regulation on preventing Pellet Losses…
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MEPs calls for hate speech and hate crimes to be criminalised across the EU

Today, Members of the European Parliament voted in favour of adding hate crimes and hate speech to the list of EU crimes. The EU list of crimes in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union consists of offences that are considered particularly serious and have a cross-border element. The Parliament calls on the Council to add ser…
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Parliament to vote on taking Commission to court over funds to autocratic Hungary

Tomorrow, the Parliament will vote on whether to refer the Commission to the European Court of Justice for releasing previously frozen funds to Hungary. The Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) will prepare to sue the European Commission.
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MEPs vote to push ahead with “deeply problematic” reform of EU’s fiscal rules

MEPs have agreed to push ahead with the reform of the EU’s fiscal rules, which if adopted will entrench austerity and prioritise arbitrary debt reduction over social spending, public services and much needed investment. The Greens/EFA Group challenged the negotiation mandate for the reform of the EU’s fiscal rules to allow for today’s vot…
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Greens/EFA Group call for permanent ceasefire

Tomorrow, Members of the European Parliament will vote on a resolution on the “Humanitarian situation in Gaza, the need to reach a ceasefire and the risks of regional escalation”. In the second resolution since the brutal Hamas attacks on Israel in October, the European Parliament will v...
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Parliament votes through historic deal that will drastically cut emissions from dangerous f-gases

"F-gases cause serious damage to our climate and undermine our efforts to bring down global temperature rises. This is a huge victory for the climate for the EU to phase out the use of f-gases, which are already doing serious harm to the planet." said Greens/EFA Rapporteur Bas Eickhout.
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All EU leaders must take bold and brave stance to face down rise of fascism

MEPs will debate how to fight the resurgence of neo-fascism in Europe. The Greens/EFA group condemns in the strongest terms the rise of neo-fascist and right wing-extremist movements in the EU and elsewhere.
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MEPs sink attempt to gut EU fishing safeguards

Members of the European Parliament voted down a proposal from the Council and Commission to circumvent normal procedures in order to remove safeguards that stop fish stocks from collapsing. The Greens/EFA Group have long been in the forefront for sustainable fisheries policies and welcome the decision taken today.
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Photo by Jannik on Unsplash
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Deal on migration unworkable & solidifies practices that undermine human rights

A series of deals were reached between negotiators from the European Parliament and Council on the New Pact on Migration and Asylum. "These agreements entrench outdated ideas on how to deal with migration and fail to take into account the reality at the EU’s borders both on the ground and in the sea." said Greens/EFA co-President