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Parliament votes for all new cars to be electric by 2035

Members of the European Parliament have adopted the compromise reached with EU Member States and the European Commission on CO2 emissions for cars and vans. From 2035, no more new cars and vans with combustion engines will be registered in the EU. The Greens/EFA Group voted in favour of the outcome of the negotiations.
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Commission sends wrong signal to truck manufacturers

The European Commission has presented its proposal for a 90% reduction in CO2 emissions from new trucks placed on the market by 2040. With this proposal, the European Commission is acknowledging the fact that trucks running on fossil fuels, especially diesel, can continue to drive on European roads after 2050.
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Plenary Flash - 13-16 February 2023

On the agenda for the plenary session: Green Deal Industrial Plan, adequate minimum income, preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, an updated mandate for the special committee on foreign interference, an independent EU ethics body, CO2 emissions for cars and vans, and developing an EU cycling strategy.
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Picture of Solar Panels
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Greens/EFA Group call for special fund & boost for European green competitiveness

The European Commission has presented its Green Deal Industrial Plan in response to the US Inflation Reduction Act. The Greens/EFA Group welcome the initiative for a European industrial plan and call for massive investments in the expansion of renewable energies and EU investment fund to ensure the unity of the EU internal market.
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Plenary Flash - 16-19 January 2023

On the agenda for the plenary session: Election of a new Vice-President of the Parliament, the terrorist threat posed by far-right extremist networks, the storming of the Brazilian democratic institutions, executions of protesters in Iran, Uber lobbying practices in the EU, food price inflation debate, and Waste Shipment Regulation.
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Smoking chimney
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Clear signal to industry to reduce emissions, Member States must urgently ramp up support for vulnerable households

On Sunday, 18 December, the negotiators of the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission reached an agreement on the revision of the European carbon market (ETS) and the creation of a new EU Social Climate Fund. Emissions trading as a climate policy instrument is a central building block of the Green Deal and the Fit f…
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Plenary Flash - 12-15 December 2022

On the agenda for the plenary session: European Council Summit and the rule of law, REPowerEU, Permitting provisions in the Renewable Energy Directive (RED IV), and Turkish Airstrikes on Northern Syria and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
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Logo of the 70th anniversary of the European Parliament © European Union 2022 - Source : EP
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Debriefing of the November II Plenary Session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the Energy Charter Treaty, women on boards, biodiversity COP15, the rule of law and Human Rights, among others. Read more.
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World still not on track towards 1.5 degrees target

The 27th World Climate Conference (COP27) ended with a step forward on the dispute topic of loss and damage, but no progress on credible steps to keep the world below 1.5°C global warming. The Greens/EFA welcome the agreement on the establishment of a fund for loss and damages caused by climate change in the most vulnerable countries. How…
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20 years after the Prestige accident: analysis of maritime safety in Europe

This event will look at the environmental and economic impact & social reaction to the “Prestige” oil spill accident on the Galician coast, other cases of marine pollution in Europe and propose a European analysis.