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A green vision for our mobility system

Air pollution is a major threat to our planet. About half a million people die prematurely each year in the EU due to air pollution. If we want to change course we need to act now!
Rolf van Melis | CC
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Parliament vote on mobility risks creating second class workers

The majority of Members of the European Parliament, have voted in favour of exemptions for a range of transport journeys from the Posting of Workers Directive.
© European Union 2015 - Source EP
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Greens/EFA Debriefing

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the Copyright Directive; the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Cohesion Fund; the Framework for sustainable investment; the final report of the TAX3 committee; the Mobility Package; recent developments on the Dieselgate scandal; the rule of law in Malta and Slovakia; the 2017…
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Mobility package vote postponed

The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, has just announced that the mobility package will be referred back to the Transport Committee and that the vote will be postponed until the plenary session on the 3rd and 4th of April.
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Greens/EFA group call for ExxonMobil's European Parliament lobby badges to be removed

Yesterday, representatives of ExxonMobil refused to attend a European Parliamentary hearing on the company's role in funding climate change denial.
European Union
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What's coming up in Parliament

A look ahead to the March II plenary session in the European Parliament in Strasbourg and the Greens/EFA priority issues on the agenda
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The future of gas in Europe

The energy sector in particular should be leading the decarbonisation effort given the availability of technological solutions so that Europe moves towards a highly efficient, 100% renewable energy system. What could be the role of gas in this 2050 perspective? While natural fossil fuel gas should be phased-out, other gases emerge and are…
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First EU limits for heavy-duty vehicles vital to reduce pollution

Trucks and heavy goods vehicles will have to reduce their CO2 emissions by 15% by 2025, and by 30% by 2030, compared with 2019 levels. Thanks to the pressure of the European Parliament, the targets for 2030 are now legally binding. In 2022, the Commission will also have to propose post-2030 targets in line with the Paris Agreement.
© European Union 2015 - Source EP
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Greens/EFA Debriefing

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the EU-Singapore trade agreement, the protection of animals during transportation, the EU-Morocco fisheries agreement, the debate on the Future of Europe with the Italian Prime Minister, the final trilogues on copyright and on the gas directive, ...
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The Greens/EFA Co-Presidents' briefing

Greens/EFA co-president Philippe Lamberts presents the key issues of the plenary session and of the European agenda for the Greens/EFA group