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Michèle Rivasi

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Brussels
European Parliament
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08G258
60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
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Strasbourg
European Parliament
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CS 91024
F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Party Europe Ecologie - Les Verts
CountryFrance
Greens / EFA Group Member
Committees Development (Member)
Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (Substitute Member)
Budgetary Control (Member)
Development (Coordinator)
Beating cancer (Special committee) (Member)
Delegations ACP-EU (Member)
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Relevant Articles

plastic bottles
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Single use plastics have no place in the EU economy

EU plastic strategy

Bas Eickhout and Davor Škrlec react to the European Commission's new Plastic Strategy: "There can be no room for unnecessary single use plastics in the European economy."

Green building
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MEPs call for Paris Agreement to be translated into EU law

Energy governance

The European Parliament’s Environment, Public Health & Food Safety and Industry, Research & Energy committees have today adopted the report on the Governance of the Energy Union. This regulation will translate the outcome of the Paris climate agreement into EU law. The vote in plenary should take place in January 2018.

The fight against corruption and how to win it

Defeating the disease

New estimates released this year have shown the staggering amount of money that is lost due to corruption in the EU: between 179 and 990 billion euros, every single year. To play with a metaphor, corruption is like a contagious disease, a virus that spreads quickly, infecting people in ways that are not always visible, and ravishing our public services in its wake. The virus was created by humans, but we don’t need doctors to eradicate it, just a lot of hard work - or better said, a lot of teamwork! We need your support for these campaigns and we are happy to lend you ours as well – just get in touch, and let’s get to work.

farmland©nicole-harrington
farmland©nicole-harrington
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Dark day for consumers, farmers and the environment

Glyphosate

The Appeals Committee of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed has today approved the European Commission's proposal to renew glyphosate’s licence for five years. Greens/EFA food safety spokesperson Bart Staes comments.

Framework for an inquiry committee on the renewal of the approval of Glyphosate

A Greens/EFA proposal

26 October - At the Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament, the Greens/EFA group proposed the establishment of an inquiry committee on glyphosate. The purpose of the committee would be to investigate the handling of the decision-making process for the proposed renewal of glyphosate's licence.

Pesticides
@Erich Westendarp
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European Parliament demands an end to glyphosate

Glyphosate

The European Parliament has objected to the European Commission’s proposal to extend the EU licence for glyphosate by ten years. It calls on the Commission not to renew the licence at the end of the year, and for the substance to be phased out entirely within five years.

Pesticides
@Erich Westendarp
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Greens/EFA call for glyphosate-free future

Glyphosate

The Greens/EFA group has commissioned a new study on alternatives to glyphosate. The study, which has been produced by PAN Europe, will be published one day ahead of a vote in the European Parliament’s Environment Committee on an objection to the renewal of glyphosate’s EU licence. The resolution calls on the Commission not to extend the licence and to take measures to phase out use of the substance in the EU by 15 December 2020.

Detergents
Detergents © Vladimir Voronin
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Hormone disrupting chemicals

EU Parliament shows European Commission the red card

The vote we have won is a victory for democracy, the environment and for citizens. The European Parliament has managed to stop the thoroughly undemocratic attempt by the EU Commission to change the rules on certain endocrine disruptors through the back door.

endocrine disruptors
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European Parliament must stand by environmental restrictions

Endocrine disruptors

"It is unacceptable that the Commission tries to lift a ban of certain endocrine disrupters via the backdoor of comitology to further the interests of the pesticides industry," says Green environment and health spokesperson, Bas Eickhout.

Monsanto Papers : proof of scientific falsification

Press conference 27 September 2017

with Michèle RIVASI, Greens/EFA MEP, Kathryn FORGIE, Attorney / Avocate, Cabinet Andrus Wagstaff and Carey GILLAM, journalist, Research Director U.S. Right to Know

Glyphosate
Chafer Machinery (CC BY 2.0)
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EFSA's evaluation of glyphosate no longer valid - Bart Staes

Monsanto Papers

Greens/EFA MEP Bart Staes has called on European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Director Bernhard Url and EU governments to re-consider the evaluation of glyphosate due to serious concerns that the agency mishandled its analysis of the safety of glyphosate.

New GMOs / Monsanto Papers

27.09.2017

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