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New CO2 emissions standards for trucks and heavy goods vehicles

Today, the European Parliament voted by a large majority to approve the new CO2 emissions standards for trucks and other heavy goods vehicles. The CO2 emission standards for new heavy-duty vehicles regulation will see new trucks and heavy goods vehicles reduce their CO2 emissions by 15% by 2025, and...
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Greens/EFA Debriefing

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included Climate change and Greta Thunberg, the rule of law, Frontex - European Border and Coast Guard, CO2 emission standards for heavy-duty vehicles, Whistleblower protection, EU-US trade talks, the investigation into conflict of interest surround Czech PM Andrej Babiš, Copyright,...
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"I want you to panic!"

We hope Greta's speech will change many minds! We stand with her & millions of others demanding policies to phase out coal, put a real price on carbon, make aviation really pay, no subsidies for fossil fuels and green our agriculture
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Exchange of views with climate activist Greta Thunberg

Green MEP and Environment coordinator Bas Eickhout will take part in the exchange of views with Greta Thunberg. As an answer to the requests of the climate movement, the Greens/EFA Group will also present their 10 priority measures to protect the climate including measures how to finance the green transition.
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10 priority measures to save the climate

Bas Eickhout, climate spokesperson for the Greens/EFA group and lead candidates of the European Greens for the European Elections calls for a reduction of CO2 emissions of 65% by 2030, for the economy to switch completely to renewable energies by 2050 at the latest and for a fairer and environmental friendly tax system.
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10 priority measures to protect our climate

If the climate were a bank, the governments would have saved it long ago. The Greens/EFA group stands for bold actions against climate change that are in line with the Paris Agreement. We want to reduce CO2 emissions of 65% by 2030 and go carbon neutral by 2050 at the latest by shifting to 100% renewables...
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What's coming up in Parliament

A look ahead to the March I plenary session in the European Parliament in Strasbourg and the Greens/EFA priority issues on the agenda
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Commission plans to change decision making on energy taxation

Si la taxation de l’énergie a effectivement un rôle essentiel à jouer, il n'empêche que la   Commission européenne a manqué de rappeler aux gouvernements européens leur engagement en faveur des objectifs 2030 en matière d'énergie renouvelable (au moins 30 %)  et d'efficacité énergétique (au moins 32,5%).
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Equal rules for all are a route to energy security

The vast majority of Members of the European Parliament adopted an amendment to the EU Gas Directive that will apply to pipelines from third countries into the European Union, such as the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project of the Russian company Gazprom.
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Parliament vote on mobility risks creating second class workers

The majority of Members of the European Parliament, have voted in favour of exemptions for a range of transport journeys from the Posting of Workers Directive.