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UN climate talks

Paris Agreement temperature goal means phasing out fossil fuels by 2050

Commenting on the outcome of the COP21 UN climate summit in Paris, Green climate change spokesperson Yannick Jadot MEP said: “This Paris Agreement will begin a new international regime of cooperation on climate change and point the direction for the transformation of economies around the world. Th...


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Follow our climate team

Live from COP21 UN climate talks in Paris

Greens are in Paris, bringing you daily updates and in-depth interviews from COP21. Read our reports and assessments and watch our videos


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Room of manoeuvre for Cañete

Yannick Jadot and Bas Eickhout with Wendel Trio from CAN Europe


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COP21/ 4 days to go

Yannick Jadot and Bas Eickhout


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Aviation sector

EU Commission's myopic focus on growth ignores major problems with air transport

The European Commission today presented its 'aviation strategy', setting out proposals for the adapting the rules governing the aviation sector in Europe. Commenting on the proposals, Green transport spokesperson Keith Taylor said: "This strategy paper has again revealed the myopic focus of the...


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The circular economy package

a transformation for all?

The European Greens believe that the EU's economy needs to work for both people and planet. The circular economy can contribute by creating jobs, protecting the environment and promoting growth in Europe, but like any other paradigm shift, it needs to have citizens' interests at its core.


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Urban mobility

EU Parliament calls for shift towards sustainable transport policy

The European Parliament today adopted an initiative report outlining its position on urban mobility, which was drafted by Green MEP Karima Delli. After the vote, the rapporteur Karima Delli said:"The European Parliament has today voted in favour of reorienting of transport policy in our cities ...


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Climate finance seminar

27.11.2015

A Greens/EFA meeting in Paris ahead of COP21

REGISTER HERE FOR THE EVENTFOLLOW THE EVENT LIVE PROGRAMME WARMING UP 10:00-10:10Welcome and introductionRebecca Harms or Philippe Lamberts, Co-President of the Greens/EFA 10:10-10.30Impacts of climate change: findings of the Tara project Romain Troublé, Executive Director of Tara Expeditions 10:3...


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UN climate talks

EU must regain leadership role and make Paris climate summit a success

The COP21 UN climate summit is set to open on Monday with a meeting of heads and state and government from around the world. The summit is then set to last two weeks, with expectations it will deliver a binding global agreement on tackling climate change. Ahead of the conference, Green climate chang...


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