Co-Presidents' Press briefing

Livestream from Strasbourg: 10:20 - 10:40

Press briefing with the Greens/EFA Co-Presidents Rebecca Harms and Dany Cohn-Bendit on the central questions of the plenary

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The Green Race

Which countries are on course to win the green race?

A fun, informative and interactive tool showing which countries have already taken the lead in renewable energies. Bet on your favourite country and get an overview of the climate policies, research investments and green technologies development of other countries

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Relationship to National Parliaments

Austrian Greens in Brussels

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"The Nuclear Waste Riddle"

Nuclear...What a waste!

The website contains detailed information on the nuclear waste situation in different European countries as well as in the USA and Russia. For each country, it is possible to see the exact location of nuclear waste sites, how much nuclear waste there is and where it is stored for the time being.

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Green Round-up

Debriefing of the week including plenary session in Brussels (22-23 June 2011)

For the Greens, the main highlights of the week were the debates and votes on the economic governance pack legislation, on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy, on spent fuel and radiactive waste and on strenghtening the consumer rights. Two committee votes - on implementation of EU legislation and on road safety in Europe - were also on the agenda.

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Radioactive waste

Safety second as MEPs gives thumbs-up to weak rules on nuclear waste

The European Parliament today gave the thumbs-up to weak EU rules on radioactive waste in its vote on new legislation proposed by the European Commission (1). The Greens have criticised the rules, which fail to address the concerns with radioactive waste. However, the group expressed its relief that...

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Referendum in Italy

Italians kick nuclear energy and Berlusconi into touch

A large majority of voters in Italy has voted in a referendum against the use of nuclear energy. Voters could also give their opinion on the privatisation of water utilities and on an amnesty law for the prime minister and its government.

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Plenary Round-up

Debriefing of the plenary session in Strasbourg 6-9 June 2011

The main issues were the multiannual financial framework, the Eurovignette, the application of Schengen acquis in Bulgaria and Romania, EU-Canada trade relations, the European Arrest Warrant, the nuclear stress tests, the forthcoming EU-Russia Summit and the external dimension of social policy.

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Consequences of the Italian nuclear referendum for EU energy policy


Video of the press conference | Weds. 8 June 10:30-11:00

If, in the aftermath of Fukushima, Italy votes to stay nuclear-free, how will EU leaders handle European citizens' increasing concern over the risks of nuclear energy?

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Greens/EFA Press briefing


Live from Strasbourg | 10:20 - 10:40

Greens/EFA co-presidents Dany Cohn-Bendit and Rebecca Harms will present the key issues of the plenary session and of the European agenda for the Greens/EFA group. The event is livestreamed

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EU-Russia Summit in Nizhny Novgorod on 9-10 June 2011

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –    having regard to its previous resolutions on Russia with regard, in particular, to the one on the on the conclusions of the EU-Russia Summit in Rostov-on-Don of 17 June 2010 and the one on the Rule of Law in Russia of 17 February 2011, – &nb...

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