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Bas Eickhout

Function Vice-President
Phone Brussels+32-2-2845365
Phone Strasbourg+33-3-88175365
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Office

Brussels
European Parliament
Bât. Altiero Spinelli
10G301
60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel

Strasbourg
European Parliament
Bât. Winston Churchill
M03060
1, avenue du Président Robert Schuman
CS 91024
F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Party GroenLinks
CountryNetherlands
Greens / EFA Group Vice-President
Bureau Treasurer
Bureau Vice-President
Committees Economic and Monetary Affairs (Substitute Member)
Budgetary Control (Substitute Member)
Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (Vice-Chair)
Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (Coordinator)
Delegations United States (Substitute Member)
People's Republic of China (Member)
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Relevant Articles

Car emissions
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Parliament is the driving force behind stronger reductions on CO2 emissions for cars

CO2 emissions

"The kind of effort showed by EU governments is the equivalent of switching from fifth to fourth gear while keeping your foot on the accelerator; it'll slow you down a little but it won't stop the car from crashing. Yet, despite reluctance from the capitals, the European Parliament has proven that it is the only institution in the driving seat on the road to reaching the Paris climate goals.", said Bas Eickhout

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Major gap between expectations of citizens and decisions of governments

UN climate negotiations (COP24)

This COP was a big disappointment. It showed that there is a major gap between the expectations of the citizens and the analysis of the scientists on one hand and the decisions of the governments on the other hand.

We need to act now

COP 24 - Bas Eickhout asks for more ambitious on climate policy!

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Ruling stops license to pollute

ECJ decision Euro6

The General Court of the European Court of Justice issued a ruling on the amendment of the Euro6 norms and annuls the conformity factor in the RDE legislation. The European Commission watered down the limits for NOx emissions by introducing a conformity factor.

A fair for coal lovers ?

COP 24 in Katowice

Bas Eickhout and Annalena Baerbock

Arctic iceberg
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Commission Climate Strategy missed opportunity to meet Paris goals

Climate Strategy/COP24

Europe should be the torchbearer for the green transition, but instead the Commission will go to UN climate talks Katowice with an underwhelming and unambitious document. This Strategy is a wasted opportunity to present clear climate targets towards a CO2-free economy, climate protection, green jobs and for keeping global warming under to 1.5c.

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Greens/EFA demand debate on medical devices

Implant files

The "Implant Files", a cross-border investigation by journalists into how medical devices on the EU market, such as pacemakers, artificial hips and contraceptives, which may have caused pain, injury or even death among patients, must be debated by the European Parliament, according to the Greens/EFA group.

Trucks on highway
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Driving down emissions from trucks

CO2/trucks and heavy duty vehicles

The European Parliament voted in favour of Greens/EFA rapporteur Bas Eickhout's proposed changes to the European Commission's regulation on "CO2 emission standards for new heavy-duty vehicles", which would see substantial reductions in CO2 emissions from trucks and heavy goods vehicles.

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Strong basis for the future of renewable energy and greater energy efficiency

Energy Package

Members of the European Parliament voted on the final Energy Package for more renewable energy, greater energy efficiency and a legally binding roadmap to the Paris climate targets.

Coal and hand
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Outdated outlook or modern vision ?

07.11.2018

what would Poland really gain from more ambitious climate action in Europe

European governments and particularly Poland that will lead the next UN Climate negotiations must stop supporting dirty energies and show that they are serious about the future and the safety of their citizens. This event will look at the latest science of climate change, assess the latest effort done at EU level and discuss one of the most pressing issues: the quick phasing out of coal in a green and just way.

Arctic iceberg
© Mlenny
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European Parliament demands EU governments do more to prevent climate catastrophe

Climate Protection/COP24

MEPs voted to call on EU governments and the European Commission to heed the warnings of recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and increase their ambitions to reduce CO2 emissions from 40% to 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels, ahead of the UN climate summit in December 2018, in Katowice, Poland.

Road Transport
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Making polluters responsible for climate protection

CO2 standards for trucks

The vast majority of the Environment Committee's MEPs have just asserted themselves against the Conservatives and voted in favour of strict CO2 standards for trucks and now have a solid position for negotiations with the Council and the European Commission, in "trilogue", on a regulation for "CO2 emission standards for new heavy goods vehicles".