Claude Turmes

Claude Turmes


Function Member
Phone Brussels+32-2-2845246
Phone Strasbourg+33-3-88175246

European Parliament
ASP 08G108
Rue Wiertz
B- 1047 Brussels

European Parliament
LOW T0 5113
Allée du Printemps - B.P. 1024/F
F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Party Déi Gréng
Greens / EFA Group Member
Committees Industry, Research and Energy (Member)
Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (Substitute Member)
Industry, Research and Energy (Coordinator)
Delegations India (Member)
United States (Substitute Member)
Social Media


  • Sports Studies at the Univeristy of Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
  • 80ies: Beginning of politival activism at Friends of the Earth Luxembourg (notably on climate change, energy and WTO)
  • Yoga Teacher
  • since 1999 member of the Greens/EFA Group of the European Parliament
  • since 2002 vice-president of the Green Group
  • coordinator on energy issues for the Green Group
  • member of Commitees: Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), Environment, Public Health and Food safety (ENVI) and Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL)
  • Rapporteur of the second directive on the liberalisation of the energy market (together with MEP Bernhard Rapkay)
  • Co-Initiator of the platform "Energy Intelligent Europe"
  • Author of the own-inititiave report on the share of Renewable energy in Europe


Relevant Articles


Europe is taking a step in the right direction


Paris Agreement now enshrined in EU law


Modest success on targets but key decisions pushed back to 2023

Rolf van Melis | CC
Road Transport

Commission needs to get serious on CO2 from trucks

More democracy

Democratic decisions cannot be taken in the dark

car © Mike Schmidt

New rules will ensure greater transparency in car industry

© Youry Bilak

A fair transition away from coal

President Macron: show leadership on tax reforms

Michal Osmenda
Light my fire

Special treatment for Nord Stream II must end

The Green Vision Scenario for Europe 2017

The Vision Scenario for the European Union

Bundeswehr/Modes (CC BY 2.0)

EU plans financial injection for bloated arms industry


Internal electricity market must deliver for citizens and the climate