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Major changes needed if CAP is to be made fit for purpose

A fitness check on the CAP

CAP "fitness check" shows policy not fit for purpose.

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Job Creation in a Post-Growth Economy

A study commissioned by the Greens/EFA

The study examines the relationships between jobs, GDP and energy consumption over the years and to check how far we went with energy efficiency. It also lays the foundations of a green macroeconomic model which allowed us to estimate the impact of innovative measures such as working time reduction and green taxation on energy.

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Labour market reforms

Letter by Green MEPs to EU Commission

Greens urge the European Commission to refrain from contributing to proposals for Greece that run counter to the European social model and avoid making debt relief measures conditional upon reforms that bring Greece further away rather than closer to the rest of Europe

Fotolia/montage: Zitrusblau
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Landrush : The Sellout of Europe's Farmland

A study commissioned by Green MEP Maria Heubuch

In this study we outline the current developments in the new rush for land in Europe by taking several countries as examples. We have also compiled possible approaches for action. With this study we would like to raise awareness and initiate a new way of thinking about our land in the whole of Europe.

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Situation of journalists in Turkey

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Rebecca Harms, Bodil Valero, Ernest Maragall, Ska Keller, Barbara Lochbihler, Benedek J&aa...

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Hearing of Mr Alexander Dobrindt

EMIS inquiry committee - 19 October 2016

Hearing of Mr Alexander Dobrindt - Federal Minister of Transport and Infrastructure of Germany

For an EU Car Emission & Safety Agency

EMIS inquiry hearing

The revision of the EU type-approval framework for cars is currently being discussed in the European Parliament in the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO). This reform has been put forward by the European Commission in the aftermath of the scandal on diesel emissions and turn-off devices. While the Greens/EFA welcomed the Commission's proposal as a good basis for discussion, we are more sceptical about the draft report presented by MEP Daniel Dalton (European Conservatives and Reformists, ECR UK).

Nuclear security and non-proliferation

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Klaus Buchner, Bodil Valero, Ulrike Lunacek, Molly Scott Cato, Sven Giegold, Barbara Lochb...

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The Guide to EU Funding on Migration and Asylum

The current refugee crisis represents one of the biggest challenges for all Member States. This guide gives an overview of the EU financial assistance on offer for local and regional actors working with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.

Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Letter to the European Commission

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Answers from BOSCH to questionnaire

EMIS inquiry committee - 15 September 2016

Anwsers from BOSCH to written questions

EMIS inquiry committee - 15 September 2016

Very Worrying VolksWagen scandal

Answers from Felix Domke

EMIS inquiry committee - 15 September 2016

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Replies of EU Commissioner Bienkowska to EMIS questions

EMIS inquiry committee - 12 September 2016

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Replies of EU Commissioner Vella to EMIS questions

EMIS inquiry committee - 12 September 2016

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Questionnaire to Mr Antonio Tajani

EMIS hearing - 5 September 2016

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Dr Ulrich Eichhorn, Chief Technology Officer, Volkswagen Group

EMIS hearing 13 July 2016

The representative of Volkswagen made very clear, just like the Renault representative before him, that the industry interpretation of the Euro 5/6 regulation is that the limit values for NOx emissions only have to be met during the type approval test in the laboratory.

EMIS hearing 4 July 2016

Mr Jos Dings, Executive Director of NGO Transport & Environment

On the 4th of July, the Committee of inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector (EMIS) invited Mr Jos Dings for a hearing.

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EU Global Strategy for the European Union's Foreign and Security

Greens/EFA Group issues alternative EU strategy

The Greens/EFA Group has today issued 27 specific recommendations on how to make a substantial contribution to security and peace. They welcome parts of Mogherini's strategy but stress that sets the wrong priorities in many respect