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Europe is taking a step in the right direction

The Greens/EFA group has welcomed the increase in energy efficiency targets in the EU, but warned that they still fall short of delivering on the Paris climate agreement.
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Paris Agreement now enshrined in EU law

A final text on a European framework law on climate and energy (energy governance) was adopted in trilogue on Tuesday, 19 June. This Regulation is the transposition at European level of the Paris Agreement resulting from COP21.
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Modest success on targets but key decisions pushed back to 2023

The European Parliament, Commission and Council came to agreement on the revision to the Renewables Directive late last night.
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car emissions © Mike Schmidt
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Toll systems must reflect environmental costs

The European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism committee has today backed proposals to reform EU-wide car tolls. The report includes a number of demands of the Greens/EFA group.
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Rolf van Melis | CC
Road Transport
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Commission needs to get serious on CO2 from trucks

The European Commission has today presented its third mobility package, intended to reduce CO2 emissions and improve road safety.
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Mineur
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A fair transition away from coal

The Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament is determined to engage in a meaningful dialogue with all actors so we can find the best possible path out of coal, while supporting the regions and miners effectively.
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car emissions © Mike Schmidt
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European Parliament commits to protecting workers from diesel emissions

"This an important victory in the fight against cancer, the leading cause of work-related deaths in Europe," says Karima Delli.
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Light my fire
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Special treatment for Nord Stream II must end

Claude Turmes welcomes proposals to end special treatment for projects like Nord Stream II
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© Riccardo Parreggiani
Bertrand Piccard at EIL 2018
News |

1000 solutions to solve climate change

During the European Ideas Lab organised by the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament and the European Green Party presented '#1000solutions' initiative for clean, efficient and profitable solutions that can be implemented by lawmakers around the world.
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Study |

The Vision Scenario for the European Union

The Vision Scenario represents a pathway which consistently combines short- and medium-term objectives with long-term objectives. Furthermore it is in line with an EU greenhouse gas emission budget that is consistent with a 2°C limit on the increase in global temperature. It is the first comprehensive scenario analysis for the European Un…