CO² Emissions

Paris Ratification

Now we need action

The European Parliament today voted by a considerable majority in favour of European Union ratification of the Paris Agreement. Commenting after the vote, Green climate change policy spokesperson Bas Eickhout said: "The European Parliament has today taken another big step towards fulfilli...


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Management of agro-chemicals

29.09.2016

Elimination of "black spots" and creation of "white spots"

INTRODUCTION TO THE THEME (pdf presentation)SUMMARIZING BROCHURE - Improved Pesticides and Chemicals Management (hard copies will be distributed during the conference)TRAILER OF THE MOVIE ON THE ARAGÓN CASE (video) CONCEPT NOTE Objectives The meeting is organised in order to take stock of comm...


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Paris Agreement ratification

Now it's time to deliver

  The Environment Council will meet tomorrow (Friday 30 September) in Brussels, where it is expected to take the decision to ratify the Paris Agreement. Speaking ahead of the meeting, Green climate change policy spokesperson Bas Eickhout stated: "We would like to congratulate the Environm...


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Are EU funds and market-based instruments fighting climate change in Eastern EU countries?

28.09.2016

Greens/EFA organise a conference on EU energy & climate governance. Watch it online today Wednesday 28 September 15:00-18:30!


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ICAO meeting

Make them feel the heat!

Aviation is a heavy polluter. Share this video to put pressure on the UN’s aviation body ICAO to limit aviation pollution!


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Greens/EFA Round up

Debriefing of the Strasbourg plenary week 12-15 September 2016

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary included: Car emissions scandal; Work-life balance; Rule of law in Poland; Situation in Turkey; State of the Union; Social dumping in the EU; Asylum - additional measures for Italy and Greece; Apple tax ruling; Copyright reforms; External investment plan; Nomination for Sakharov Prize 2016; Informal EU Council on security.


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Answers from BOSCH to questionnaire

EMIS inquiry committee - 15 September 2016


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Anwsers from BOSCH to written questions

EMIS inquiry committee - 15 September 2016


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Very Worrying VolksWagen scandal

Answers from Felix Domke

EMIS inquiry committee - 15 September 2016


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Good for business, bad for us

Why Bayer buying Monsanto is more than just another merger

German drugs and chemicals group Bayer has announced a $62 billion cash offer for the US company Monsanto, owner of the glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup and of the only GM plant currently authorised for cultivation in the EU (Mon 810 Maize).


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State of the Union

European Union still best answer to the challenges we face

Commenting on today's State of the Union address from President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, Greens/EFA co-president Rebecca Harms said: "The European Union, with all its achievements and its shortcomings, is still the best answer to nationalism. We are better able to defe...


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