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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 10 - 14 September 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for next week's Strasbourg Plenary include illegal CIA activities, energy saving, limiting pollution from shipping, tackling corporate tax avoidance, Russia and the rule of law, sustainable fisheries and consumption, democratic rollback in Romania...


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Odyssey of the "MSC Flaminia"

Commission and EMSA come up short in ghost ship saga

The saga of the stricken vessel MSC Flaminia has once again thrown up glaring deficiencies in maritime crisis management and response. The German container ship with 150 containers of chemicals classified as 'dangerous goods' caught fire mid-Atlantic on 14th July 2012 resulting in the death of one ...


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Climate campaign newsletter

Issue 57 - September 2012

GREEN EYE ON THE EU'S CLIMATE EFFORT: Commission's first proposals to fix EU ETS disappointing - Aviation/EU ETS: the row continues - EU and Australia agree to link up carbon markets ROUND-UP - CLIMATE NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD: Global warming is getting more and more tangible - Climate change's impact on food prices - Informal UN climate negotiations have started in Bangkok


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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 2 - 6 July 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for next week's Strasbourg Plenary include promoting rail through better EU rules, animal welfare and EU action, sealing ACTA's fate, the subversion of Schengen, the Syrian crisis and the EU response, illegal fishing and international flagging rules,...


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Island Transport Connectivity and the Green Transformation of the Shipbuilding Industry

28.06.2012

A Greens/EFA conference

The purpose of this event is to analyse policy frameworks, best practices and funding opportunities regarding short sea shipping and sustainable island transport connectivity, as well as the green transformation of shipyard activities and their products.


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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 11 - 15 June 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for next week's Strasbourg Plenary include border controls and preserving Schengen, preferential trade for poor countries, Eurozone economic governance, regulating the global arms trade, illegal Israeli settlements, own resources and the EU budget, safer baby food through EU rules, fixing EU fisheries, Energy saving rules,...


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Sulphur rules for ships/Air pollution

EU sticks to its guns and agrees new rules to boost health and environment

An agreement on new EU legislation aimed at reducing sulphur pollution from ships (1), reached by the European Parliament and Council last week following trialogue negotiations, was officially endorsed by the Council today. Commenting on the legislative agreement, Green MEP Satu Hassi, who shepherde...


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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 21 - 25 May 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for next week's Strasbourg Plenary include shifting the focus from austerity in the Euro crisis, bluefin tuna on the brink, balancing trade with China, rights and democracy in Ukraine, taxing financial transactionsequal pay for equal work, resource efficiency,...


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Evans opposes giving all personal passenger details to the US

Press Release from Plaid MEP Jill Evans

Plaid MEP Jill Evans has protested at today's vote in the European Parliament allowing the transfer of personal information on all airline passengers to the US Department of Homeland Security.  Ms Evans said that the European Commission had not presented factual evidence to show that this mass ...


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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 17 - 20 April 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for next week's Strasbourg Plenary include the humanitarian crisis in Syria, shifting the focus from austerity in the eurozone crisis and easing access to structural funds, the passenger data agreement with the US, energy and carbon taxation, a common coporate tax base, the ever expanding ITER budget, preserving Schengen, Mali and the Azawad region


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Stop Climate Change Newsletter

April 2012 - Issue 53

In this months newsletter: have climate policies reached a deadlock? Aviation in the EU ETS, 'Global Weirding', 1st anniversary of Fukushima, the Green New Deal, WWF Earth Hour...


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Greens/EFA Round-up

Debriefing of the week and plenary session 26-30 March 2012

Priorities for the Greens/EFA group this week included the next step in the fight against ACTA, protecting passenger data, repression in Belarus, strenghtening air passenger rights, enlargement reports, refugee fund, ...


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