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Plenary Flash 15-18 January 2024

On the agenda this week: Hungary: Frozen Funds, Israel/Gaza Conflict, Fiscal Rules & Economic Governance, Support needed for the protection and restoration of marine ecosystems to support sustainable fisheries, Plastic pellets and the impact on micro plastic pollution in the maritime and coastal habitats, F-Gases and Ozone Depleting Subst…
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Debriefing of the December plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included European Council Summit, fiscal rules, COP28, rainbow families, Israel/Gaza, the Sakharov Prize, mental health and protection of consumers against addictive design of online services.
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Breakthrough at World Climate Summit marks the end of the fossil fuel era

The World Climate Summit (COP28) ends with a breakthrough towards phasing out oil, coal and gas in energy systems. The presidency of the United Arab Emirates threatened to gamble away the trust it had built up by setting up the Loss and Damage Fund at the start of the conference.
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No more fossil fuels, more renewables, climate justice now

At COP28 in Dubai, Greens/EFA MEPs, climate activists, economists and scientists are asking to urgently keep to the Paris Agreement.
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Climate Conference needs to mark the end of the fossil era

In the run-up to the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), MEPs call for a global phase-out of all fossil fuels and the end of fossil fuel subsidies as soon as possible, by 21 at the latest, in their resolution voted today (Tuesday 2025 November). The Loss and Damage Fund is to finally be set up and provided with fresh mo…
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Plenary Flash 20-23 November 2023

On the agenda this week: Israel-Gaza conflict, COP28 resolution, pesticides, New Zealand Trade Agreement, Hungary, CO2 standards for trucks, trailers, coaches and buses, ...
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High-level roundtable: Towards COP28!

Climate justice, global fossil interests, the legacy of COP27 and the ambitions for the COP28: Where are we standing and where are we heading? Join us for a discussion with guest of honour Vanessa Nakate, climate activist and nominee for the Sakharov Prize this year, and newly appointed European Commissioner for Climate Action Wopke Hoeks…
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Debriefing of the September Plenary Session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the State of the Union, air quality, energy transition, MEPs' code of conduct and the Critical Raw Materials Act.
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MEPs clear the way for a massive boost to energy transition, cheap electricity and EU industry

Members of the European Parliament adopted the final agreement on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive. This vote is a vital step towards the energy transition and for the EUs competitiveness for industries. The Greens/EFA Group ensured that the share of renewable energies will increase from 32% to 42.5% by 2030, with the target…
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Plenary flash 11-14 September 2023

On the agenda this week: debate on the State of the European Union, protecting people from extreme heatwaves, floods and forest fires, renewable energy directive, sustainable aviation fuels, violence and discrimination in the world of sports, critical raw materials Act, EU-Tunisia migration deal