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Closing the investment gap for Europe to lead the Just Transition

The panel discussion will take the measure of the investments needed in order to reach net-zero in 2050 and how to fund them to achieve a socially-just transition
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Windmill in a landscape
Study |

Road to net zero

The collective extra-investment required to implement all decarbonisation measures needed to reach net zero by 2050 is estimated at €10 trillion, or an average of €360 billion per year. This study aims to contribute to ongoing debates within the EU regarding the efforts required to reach our common environmental targets
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European Parliament Strasbourg
News |

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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Renewables. Parc del Fòrum, Sant Adrià de Besòs, Spain
Press release |

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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Night train map Europe
Opinion |

Night trains are coming back! Is travel finally going green in 2023?

Anna Deparnay-Grunenberg
Opinion by Anna Deparnay-Grunenberg
New night train connections are popping up all over Europe. Why are they so crucial for the European mobility transition? How can we make them more accessible for everyone? And how can you book your next journey? Read more to find out.
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News |

Debriefing of the April Plenary Session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included important files from the FitFor55 Package (CBAM, ETS, SCF), the Deforestation regulation, Forever pollutants, EU-China relations and LGBTQ+ rights in Uganda, among others. Read more.
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Smoking chimney in Poland
Press release |

EP approves biggest reform to reduce CO2 emissions in Europe

A majority of the Members of the European Parliament gave their final approval on the results of the trilogues on the European Emissions Trading System (ETS) and Social Climate Find (SCF). The reform will incentivise the energy and industrial sectors to fully decarbonize.
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Wind turbines in a field/ CC0 Alex Eckermann
Opinion |

The Fit for 55 package - updates

The Fit for 55 package to become climate neutral by 2050 will be voted from June to October plenary. Follow here for green updates and reactions.
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Press release |

Renewable Energy Directive

Greens/EFA shadow Ville Niinistö will participate in the scheduled final negotiations (“trilogue”) on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED). The main divisive items on the table are the headline ambition target for renewable energy and the sustainability framework for bioenergy.
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Press release |

European Parliament poised to recognize ecocide

On the initiative of the Greens/EFA Group, the European Parliament recognises ‘ecocide’ as "any conduct causing severe and widespread, or severe and long-term, or severe and irreversible damage" to the environment, specifically addressing environmental damage resulting from armed conflicts, such as the destruction of forests.