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Greens/EFA Round up

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary included: Emissions Trading System revision; Whistleblowers: Greens keep up pressure on Commission to act; Austrian President Van der Bellen addresses plenary; Future of the EU: joint debate; Statement by the President of the Eurogroup; Parliamentary vote on CETA; Terrorism directive; Robot…
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Commission strategy not credible

The European Parliament has given its support to the Commission's aviation strategy. The Greens/EFA group voted against, citing the continued lack of climate realism and the failure to address unfair intermodal competition.
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EU Commission lets aviation off the hook again

The European Commission has announced it will extend indefinitely the “stop the clock” measure under which international aviation remains exempt from the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). The Commission has once again let the sector off the hook, says Green MEP Bas Eickhout.
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ICAO

Bas Eickhout comments on the International Civil Aviation Organization agreement on implementing a global market-based measure to limit emissions from aviation
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ICAO meeting

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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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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PNR air passenger data retention

The European Parliament's lead civil liberties and home affairs committee today approved a legislative agreement on the creation of an EU passenger name record system (1). The Greens have criticised the creation of the system and voted against the agreement, with Green home affairs spokesperson Jan ...
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Aviation sector

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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EFA message of condolence concerning Germanwings flight 4U9525

In a joint statement on behalf of the European Free Alliance (EFA), Josep-Maria Terricabras MEP (President of the EFA Group in the European Parliament) and François Alfonsi (President of the EFA European Political Party) said: "The European Free Alliance (EFA) sends its heartfelt sympathies an...
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Transport

Given the time Mrs. Bulc had to prepare, her performance was passable. She displayed an open, straight-forward attitude and showed some knowledge on transport policy. However, her answers on all key green issues she was asked about were substandard.