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Rebecca Harms

Function Member
Phone Brussels+32-2-2845695
Phone Strasbourg+33-3-88175695
E-Mail
Office

Brussels
European Parliament
ASP 08 G 202
Rue Wiertz
B- 1047 Brussels

Strasbourg
European Parliament
LOW T0 6002
Allée du Printemps-B.P. 1024/F
F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Party Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
CountryGermany
Greens / EFA Group Member
Committees Foreign Affairs (Substitute Member)
Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (Substitute Member)
Industry, Research and Energy (Member)
Delegations Ukraine (Member)
Euronest (Member)
Russia (Member)
Web http://www.rebecca-harms.de/
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http://www.rebecca-harms.de/index.php/rebecca/blog
 

 

  • Qualified as tree nurserywoman and landscape gardener (1979).
  • Assistant to Undine von Blottnitz, MEP (1984-1988).
  • Member of the Wendland Film Cooperative (1988-1994).
  • Greens Member of Lower Saxony Regional Assembly (1994-2004); Group Chair in the Assembly (1998-2004).
  • Member of Party Council of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (since 1998). Head of Greens list for the 2004 European election campaign.
  • since 2004 Member of the European Parliament
  • Executive Committee member, Lüchow-Dannenberg Citizens' Environmental Initiative (1977-1984).
  • Member, NDR Broadcasting Council. Advisory Committee
  • Member Association of a small Hydro-Electric Power Station Operators of Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein (1994-2004).
  • Member of the Toto-Lotto Foundation, Lower Saxony (1998-2005).

 


Relevant Articles

Hauserphoton (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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Energy efficiency will keep bills down while protecting the climate

Energy Efficiency Directive

Greens/EFA MEP Benedek Jávor welcomes the passing of strong measures on energy efficiency: "It’s not just about keeping emissions down. It is also crucial to citizens’ health and to keeping energy bills down for citizens and businesses."

Fishing boat
© Lya_Cattel
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Failure to set shared objectives undermines common fisheries policy

Fishing

The European Parliament has voted in favour of a report on the conservation of fishery resources and protection of marine ecosystems. While Green MEPs backed the successful attempt to include a ban on pulse fishing, the Greens voted against the report, which fails to establish common objectives at an EU level.

European Union energy efficiency rating
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Binding targets will help cut bills and combat energy poverty

Energy efficiency

The European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy committee has today backed a report on the energy efficiency directive, setting out efficiency targets for 2030. "An ambitious energy efficiency policy is needed to bring down energy bills for European citizens and businesses," says Benedek Jávor.

Earth focus Europe © Jan Rysavy
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EU must lead the way in 2018

COP23

If the EU is to truly live up to its role as global climate leader, it must up its ambitions in 2018. The EU must arrive at COP24 in Katowice having gotten much closer to what is needed to implement the Paris Agreement.

Switchingofflightswitch John Shepherd Creacart
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EU homes need to be renovated to deliver for climate and citizens

Energy performance of buildings

The Greens/EFA group has backed plans to improve energy efficiency in homes that would see considerable environmental, social and health benefits for EU citizens. The European Parliament’s committee on Industry, Research and Energy voted in favour of proposals to improve the energy performance of buildings.

Exhaust pipes
©markus-spiske
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Greens/EFA group puts pressure on Commission to take action

Dieselgate

The European Commission needs to stop dragging its heels on Dieselgate, according to Greens/EFA MEP, Bas Eickhout. The Greens/EFA group has chosen Dieselgate as the subject of its first Topical Debate slot.

Turkish Police
Jeremy Brooks (CC BY-NC 2.0)
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MEPs sharply criticize human rights violations in Turkey

Turkey

“The clear criticism on President Erdogan is also a clear message to those Turkish people who are standing up against the authoritarian course of the Turkish president," says Greens/EFA co-president, Ska Keller.

Power plant
Stodtmeister (CC BY 3.0)
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EU needs to do more than Trump bashing

Climate

"It is heartening that so many European leaders have lined up to attack Trump’s reckless decision and to pledge their renewed commitment to the Paris climate agreement. However, leadership requires action as well as words," says Greens/EFA climate spokesperson Bas Eickhout.

Climate Protest
Amaury Laporte (CC BY-NC 2.0)
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As sources signal Trump likely to pull out, all parties must stand together

Paris Agreement

It seems likely that Donald Trump will this week announce the US's intention to leave the Paris climate deal agreed in 2015.

windmills-sky
@thomas-richter
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New emissions targets for 2030 show progress but Member States can do more

ENVI committee

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has today voted to strengthen climate protection in Europe and has adopted a package that sets out targets for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by EU countries during the period 2021 to 2030.

windmills-sky
@thomas-richter

Making the EU Number One in Renewables

10.05.2017

Time to Mobilise New Actors and New Sectors

As part of the 'Clean Energy 4 All' package, come and discuss with key actors the challenges and opportunities provided by the new renewable directive. Be active to contribute to a successful European energy transition towards a fully sustainable renewables-based economy. Join the Greens/EFA conference on 10th of May

Car emissions
Ruben de Rijcke (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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A step in the right direction, but Parliament fails to deliver independent EU oversight

Dieselgate

The European Parliament has voted on both the findings and recommendations of the Dieselgate inquiry committee and the draft legislation on type approval of vehicles. The Greens/EFA group was instrumental in securing an inquiry into Dieselgate.