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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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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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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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The circular economy

Video with international sign language and subtitles


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EU climate change policy

Commission proposals fail to live up to promises on climate action

The European Commission today presented its proposal on how to share the effort of greenhouse gas reductions between EU member states. The legislation sets out the emissions reductions required by EU member states until 2030 in sectors not covered by the EU’s emissions trading scheme. Commenting o...


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EU energy rules

Parliament calls for greater ambition ahead of upcoming review

The European Parliament today adopted two reports setting out its assessment of how the EU’s laws on energy efficiency and renewable energy are being implemented. The Greens welcomed the votes, which called for more ambition, ahead of reviews of the legislation expected to be presented by the ...


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Paris Agreement’s ratification

Every minute counts

With the European Commission's proposal to ratify the Paris Agreement early, it is time for the EU Council to ensure the European Union doesn't get left behind.


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The clock is ticking - it's time for aviation to take action on emissions

The International Civil Aviation Organisation meets this week in Montreal to discuss how the sector will respond to climate change. But will their deal be sufficient to meet the requirements of the Paris Agreement?


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