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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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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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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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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…
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New Galician MEP joins European Parliament

Ana Miranda of the BNG (Bloque Nacionalista Galego) becomes the European Parliament's newest MEP as of this Wednesday 28 February. Ana was previously an MEP during part of the 2009-14 legislature when she served on the Petitions and Fisheries committees. Ana Miranda said that she looked fo...
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Internal electricity market must deliver for citizens and the climate

The European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee has adopted a series of legislative reports on the internal electricity market. The Greens/EFA group welcomes the parliament’s position on limiting public support for coal, which is much stronger than the Council's, but questions the insufficient measures for fighting energ…
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Greens/EFA Debriefing

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary week included: Emissions Trading System; Glyphosate: authorisation process for pesticides; Geoblocking; Visit of Croatian Prime Minister; Zero tolerance for female genital mutilation; Transnational lists for European elections; International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) addres…
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Member States must lead the transition

Bas Eickhout comments on the revision to the EU’s Emissions Trading System - "Thanks to the insistence of the Greens, EU governments can now shut down coal plants without having to pass the CO2 on to other sectors."
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Energy efficiency will keep bills down while protecting the climate

Greens/EFA MEP Benedek Jávor welcomes the passing of strong measures on energy efficiency: "It’s not just about keeping emissions down. It is also crucial to citizens’ health and to keeping energy bills down for citizens and businesses."
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Enshrining the Paris Agreement in EU law

Claude Turmes and Michele Rivasi herald a "great victory for the climate and citizens".