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Brussels agenda

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 1-5 October 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include the EU budget for 2013, dodgy Nuclear stress tests, Nanomaterials, GMO health risks and discussions on the future of Europe.


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Brussels agenda

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 24-28 September 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include the presentation of Sakharov prize candidates, regulating financial markets and limiting commodity speculation, budget problems in EU agencies, air pollution and EU regulation, ICT possibilities and the case of Iceland, nanomaterial registers and transparency, the Commission brought to court, tackling airport noise - Human trafficking in the Sinai


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GMO Campaign Blog

New study questions safety of GMOs for human and animal health

A new scientific paper is likely to cause a rethink of how the safety of GMOs is evaluated before they are placed on the market. Published in the peer reviewed Food and Chemical Toxicology journal ”Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize”, by ...


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Shale Gas

Ban fracking and shale gas in Europe before it's too late!

Shale gas and fracking pose a direct and immediate threat to our drinking water, air, health, local communities and our climate. While the oil and gas industry try to convince the public and policy makers that the risks can be managed, we - the Greens/EFA group, the European Green Party, Friends of the Earth Europe, Food and Water Europe and HEAL - have decided to support the citizens in putting an end to this pro-fracking propaganda and make their voice heard even louder. It is now time to reveal the real truth about shale gas and fracking! We must stop investing in shale gas that would lock ourselves in another dirty fossil fuel cycle, and urgently promote and heavily invest in renewables and energy efficiency.


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Stop Climate Change Blog

EP: Fierce backstage battle on the two shale gas reports

This week the European Parliament’s Industry Committee and Environment Committee will vote on reports on the ‘industrial, energy and other aspects of shale gas and oil’ and on the ‘environmental impacts of shale gas and shale oil extraction activities’ respectively. The backstage battle around the two reports is fierce...


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Brussels agenda

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 17-21 September 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include accounting transparency, reporting and conflict resources; the shale gas time-bomb and fracking; prioritising quality agricultural exports and sustainable farming; setting priorities for EU development policy; the EU-Israel association agreement; regulating offshore oil and gas exploration; Lobbying transparency;


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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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How rosy or green is the future for European steel industry?

05.09.2012

A Greens/EFA conference

The future of steel industry is a crucial question in European industrial policy. Greens are convinced that a highly energy and resource efficiency industry will be an indispensable partner for the green industrial revolution that we pursue. Reconciling economic concerns with environmental ones, innovation needs with competition issues, employment challenges with low-carbon strategies will by no means be an easy task.


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Brussels agenda

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 3-7 September 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include committee debates on the Euro crisis and on human rights as well as Greens/EFA conferences on GMOs, steel industry and biodiversity


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