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Now is the moment to end fossil fuel financing & stay within reach of 1.5 C of global warming

Members of the European Parliament debated the EU’s position ahead of the COP26 Climate talks in Glasgow next month. Current national plans (NDCs) would still lead to an increase by about 16% of global GHG emissions by 2030 compared to 2010. Greens/EFA call on the European Commission and EU member states to show leadership and declare the…
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European Parliament votes to invest in climate, biodiversity and research

Today, Members of the European Parliament have just voted in favour of greater climate protection, biodiversity and research to be part of the EU budget 2022. The Greens/EFA group have increased the budget by more than 1.64 billion, including 430 million euros for climate protection and biodiversity, 450 million increase for research and …
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Plenary Flash 18-21 October 2021

During this plenary session, the European Parliament will debate the rule of law situation and abortion ban in Poland, the Farm to Fork strategy, the UN Climate Conference (COP26), global tax deal and Pandora Papers, the 2022 EU budget, Frontex, ...
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Greens/EFA call for massive expansion of renewable energies and compensation for worse-affected households

MEPs have been discussing the situation around rising energy prices. The Greens/EFA Group are calling for a massive expansion of renewable energies and measures for more energy efficiency as well as targeted national measures such as an energy allowance for vulnerable households. The European Commission should also tackle price speculatio…
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Renewables key to lowering electricity prices

MEPs have been debating European solutions to the rise in energy prices for consumers and businesses in Strasbourg today, with the European Commission. Recent weeks have seen hefty increases in energy costs with consumers left struggling to afford the hikes in bills. EFA MEP Jordi Solé ...
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Plenary Flash 4-7 October 2021

During the plenary session, the European Parliament will debate the role of development policy in response to biodiversity loss in developing countries, EU solutions to the rise of energy prices, artificial intelligence in criminal law and biometric surveillance, state of play of RRF recovery plans, EU-US relations, European health prepar…
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European Ideas Lab

The European Ideas Lab brings together changemakers from all over Europe: activists, civil society organisations, citizens’ movements, artists, Green innovators with the same objective to bring a positive change in society. This edition will take place in a hybrid form in Milan and online 30 September – 2 October 2021.
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Greens/EFA call for faster action on climate protection

"The Green Deal has ambitions for the green transformation of climate policy, agricultural policy, transport policy and in financial and economic policy. But, the EU must live up to these promises" said Greens/EFA Co-President to Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, during the annual State of the European Union debate.
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Greens/EFA call for increased action and ambition on climate

The Fit for 55 climate package was debated in the European Parliament against the background of the IPCC climate report and this summer's flood and heat disasters. The measures presented in July’s climate package must be implemented sooner than targeted by the Commission.
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A New and European Bauhaus to Face the Climate Crisis

The Commission's NEB initiative can give a pivotal contribution to the fight against the climate emergency, but only if it follows guiding principles such as sustainability, transdisciplinarity and inclusivity and if it is genuinely European. As Greens/EFA MEPs we give the Commission indications of tangible goals to achieve in order to do…