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Global Warming Metaphor Thomas Mounsey
Press release |

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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European Parliament Strasbourg
News |

Plenary Flash - 21-24 November 2022

On the agenda for the plenary session: Asylum and migration including search and rescue, Hungary and the conditionality mechanism, women on boards, biodiversity COP15, budget 2023 and the protection of rainbow families.
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Francisco Guerreiro
Press release |

Agreement on budget shows focus in times of crises

Negotiators from the European Parliament, Council and Commission reached an agreement on the EU's budget for 2023. The Greens/EFA Group have managed to ensure increased support for measures aimed at dealing with the war in Ukraine, the energy crisis and the climate crisis.
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Alexandra Geese
Press release |

Alexandra Geese elected as Vice-President of the Greens/EFA Group

The Greens/EFA has elected Alexandra Geese MEP as Vice-President of the Group. Alexandra Geese succeeds Terry Reinkte, who was elected Co-President of the Greens/EFA Group in October together with Philippe Lamberts.
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Tractor spreading fertiliser
Press release |

Ramping up and subsidising production of fertilisers will not solve the crisis

The Commission has published their Communication on Ensuring availability and affordability of fertilisers. However, it falls short and the Greens/EFA group is especially concerned with messages given to Member States to subsidise the fertiliser industry, and indirectly subsidising the Russian gas that fuels it.
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European Parliament Strasbourg
News |

Debriefing of the October II plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included COP27, rule of law and media freedom in Malta, alternative fuel infrastructure, general budget for the EU for 2023, Frontex discharge 2020, social and economic consequences of the war in Ukraine and the energy crisis package
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Terry Reintke at the plenary
Press release |

The Greens/EFA call on Council to take decisive action on climate change

The Greens/EFA call for a strong signal of unity and solidarity with Ukraine and demand answers to skyrocketing energy prices ahead European Council Summit. In addition, the Council must agree on concrete binding measures to limit global warming ahead of the UN Climate Conference in Sharm El Sheik.
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Calculator
Press release |

Greens/EFA support the European Parliament’s reading of EU budget for 2023

Members of the European Parliament have adopted its position on the General Budget of the European Union for the financial year of 2023. The Greens/EFA Group supports the Parliament's reading of the budget. The Greens/EFA successfully advocated for more ambition towards tackling climate change and biodiversity crisis.
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Barbed wire fence
Press release |

MEPs condemn illegal pushbacks and rejects Frontex discharge

The European Parliament rejected the granting of the 2020 discharge to the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex. The Greens/EFA group has long been calling for greater accountability and transparency of Frontex.
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Picture of EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen
Opinion |

Derailing the Green Deal will weaken the EU’s prosperity

Philippe Lamberts
Opinion by Philippe Lamberts
The Commission President’s own political family is pushing to derail key Green Deal files. To allow it will be a major mistake for EU competitiveness