Europe needs to look beyond the nuclear issue

In addition to the sanctions adopted last week by the UN against Iran, European leaders have today agreed on further sanctions. Explaining the decision, Green MEP Barbara Lochbihler, chair of the European Parliament delegation for relations with Iran, said: "The sanctions adopted today by European l...

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Nuclear Waste


Will the Directive Solve the Problem?

During this hearing, experts will present examples from different European countries regarding their respective nuclear waste strategies. Against the backdrop of these experiences, lessons will be drawn with respect to the Draft Nuclear Waste Directive, with the aim of formulating requirements that a meaningful EU directive should fulfil.


Brussels Agenda

Greens/EFA priorities and events 7-12 June 2010

Greens/EFA events this week include several conferences and hearings on financing culture in the digital era, carbon leakage, CAP, green jobs and nuclear waste. See the Agenda for a full listing


Strasbourg Flash

Greens/EFA plenary session priorities 17-20 April 2010

Monday, 17 May 2010 Energy performance of buildings - Report: Silvia-Adriana ?ic?u New developments in public procurement - Report: Heide Rühle The EU Policy Coherence for Development and the 'Official Development Assistance plus concept' - Report: Franziska Keller Tuesday, 18 May 2010 10:30 - 11:0...

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Expert Hearing

"Nuclear Projects in the EU - A Renaissance?"


Nuclear energy

Finland's decision for nuclear leads country into a dead end

Today the Finnish government decided to propose approvals for two new nuclear power reactors. The decision follows continuous technical and financial problems in the Olkiluoto 3 reactor which is still under construction. The Greens/EFA group in the European parliament support the Finnish Greens in their ongoing campaign against any new nuclear reactors.


Chernobyl, a permanent catastrophe


The state of play 24 years later

A few days before the anniversary date of the Chernobyl catastrophe, the Greens/EFA organise a debate and documentary showing about the health and environmental impact of the Chernobyl accident.

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e-fa News Round-Up March 2010

News bulletin from the European Free Alliance Group

The European Free Alliance (EFA) draws together political parties fighting for democracy and self-determination for the stateless nations and regions of Europe. European Free Alliance MEPs sit in a joint European parliamentary group with the Greens, making up the fourth largest group in parliament.E...


Energy infrastructure

EU Parliament demands greater transparency on energy infrastructure investment

MEPs in the EU Parliament plenary voted today on Member States' responsibilities to notify the Commission on energy infrastructure projects. Parliament insisted on its co-decision rights with Council under the terms of the Lisbon Treaty and demanded several transparency measures, falling short, howe...

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Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Tabled by Barbara Lochbihler, Isabelle Durant, Heidi Hautala, Emilie TurunenOn behalf of the Greens/EFA Group The European Parliament, - Having regard to the presidential elections of 12 June 2009 and the subsequent unrest in the Islamic Republic of Iran - Having regard to the Resolution adopted by ...