Greens/EFA Recovery and Resilience Plan

More than ever, we Europeans see the importance of strong cooperation and solidarity to face collective economic, social and environmental threats. More than ever we Europeans understand the immeasurable value of well-funded and well-run public services and safety nets that underpin stable and inclusive societies and economies that truly work for all people.

Let the cities decide!

Road safety, quality of life and climate protection

Speeding is the number one reason for accidents on European roads. A default speed limit of 30 km/h ...

Lorries

What can we do? What can EU legislation do?

WHAT ARE THE DIFFICULTIES THAT NEED TO BE ADDRESSED? Lorries make up only 3% of registered vehicles....

Situation in Egypt

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Tabled by Judith Sargentini, Barbara Lochbihler, Ulrike Lunacek, Malika Benarab-Attou, Franziska Kat...

Situation in Syria

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Ulrike Lunacek, Malika Benarab-Attou, Iñaki Irazabalbeitia Fernández, Rebecca Harms, Barbara Lochb...

Human rights situation in Bahrain

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Tabled by Nicole Kiil-Nielsen, Margrete Auken, Raül Romeva i Rueda on behalf of the Greens/EFA&nbs...

Central African Republic

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Tabled by Judith Sargentini, Barbara Lochbihler, Nicole Kiil-Nielsen, Raül Romeva i Rueda on ...

Situation in Democratic Republic of Congo

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Isabelle Durant, Judith Sargentini, Barbara Lochbihler, Bart Staes, Raül Romeva i Rueda, Jean Lambe...

Pressure exerted by Russia on Eastern Partnership countries

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

The European Parliament, –   having regard to the third Summit of the Eastern Partn...

A Frack-tivists Introduction to EU legislation

There is currently no overall EU framework for the extraction of unconventional fossil fuels (UFF), ...

World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2013

Key findings of the 2013 edition include:a record drop of nuclear electricity generation in the world in 2012 ++ Rapid aging of nuclear power plants: almost half of the world fleet has operated for at least 30 years ++ In 2012, for the first time, China, Germany, India and Japan generated more power from renewables than from nuclear plants ++ Water management at the Fukushima site is critical, with an estimated 400,000 tons in precarious storage, containing many times more radioactivity than was released to the air in the weeks after 11 March 2011.

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Multiannual Financial Framework agreement

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

on the Review of the Irish Presidency, including the MFF agreement tabled by Rebecca Harms, Daniel ...

MFF

Greens/EFA position paper on the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020

Why we voted against the MFF and what a Greens/EFA EU Budget would look like. After months of negot...

EU Climate Policy

The little green book of backloading myths

Here are 6 myths on the European Carbon Market (and 'backloading') that have been spread by some Industries and MEPs and ...what the truth really is!

Situation in Turkey

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Tabled by Hélène Flautre, Rebecca Harms, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Franziska Keller, Ulrike Lunacek, Isa...

Social dimension of the EMU

A letter from Greens/EFA Co-Presidents to Barroso and Van Rompuy

In view of the European Council on the Social Dimension of the EMU on 27-28 June, the Greens/EFA Co-Presidents sent a letter calling on Barroso and Van Rompuy to change from intergovernmental declarations and announcements to actions that truly address the social dimension of the EMU.

European action to combat youth unemployment

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Tabled by Rebecca Harms, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Raül Romeva i Rueda, Karima Delli, Malika Benarab-Atto...

Harmonized EU Arms Exports Policies in Times of Austerity?

A study commissioned by the Greens/EFA

The study analyzes the current trends on the international arms market and the role EU Member States play as well as the adherence to the Criteria of the EU Common Position. It also takes a closer look at the effects of austerity measures on the European defense industry and the shift towards non-European markets.

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Sow the future

Seed diversity is crucial for our food

Seed diversity is the basis of our food chain and our food security depends on it. Decreasing seed diversity impacts on the choice of the food we eat, and local fruits, vegetables and cereals could disappear from our fields and plates.

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7 reasons to protect the Arctic

Why we need to speak up for more protection of the top of the world

The Artic melt is a wake up call, not a business opportunity. Here is a list of 7 reasons why Europe and the rest of the world should speak up for more protection of the Arctic

Flawed Reactor Pressure Vessels in Belgian Nuclear Plants Doel-3 and Tihange-2

Some Comments on the FANC Provisional evaluation report (January 30, 2013)

An updated study on the fissures in Belgian nuclear reactors, which have led to the shutdown of reactors at Doel and Tihange, will be presented at this press conference. The operators of these nuclear power plants are currently carrying out additional tests on the reactors and have a deadline of end of March 2013 to present the results of these tests to the Belgian nuclear authorities. This study underlines the ineffectiveness of the European nuclear stress tests and the consequences for EU nuclear policy in view of the forthcoming review of the EU nuclear safety directive.