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The Greens/EFA Co-Presidents' briefing

Greens/EFA co-presidents Ska Keller and Philippe Lamberts present the key issues of the plenary session and of the European agenda for the Greens/EFA group
© Eva Serrabassa
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Strong basis for the future of renewable energy and greater energy efficiency

Members of the European Parliament voted on the final Energy Package for more renewable energy, greater energy efficiency and a legally binding roadmap to the Paris climate targets.
© Nancy Louie
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Diesel is finally considered carcinogenic for workers

he European Parliament has forced governments to recognise the carcinogenic nature of diesel engine emissions. This is an undeniable victory for the health of workers across Europe. Every year in the EU, 3 million workers are exposed to diesel pollution through the course of their professional activities.
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Quote from Benedek Javor MEP

On Thursday (12 July) we expect the European Court of Justice to rule on lawsuits against the financing of the construction of the new Hinkley Point nuclear power plant in the UK.
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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.
©fre-sonneveld
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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.
©andrea-boldizsar
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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.
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.
Rolf van Melis | CC
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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.
© Youry Bilak
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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.