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Publication |

An ecological approach to connectivity

Ahead of the publication of the Path to the Digital Decade Policy Programme, Greens/EFA want to raise the Commission's attention on the importance for the digital transition to promote the green transition. It is essential that the European Commission adopt measures that will include an ecological approach to connectivity, make an efficie…
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Gender equality and the just transition

​​​​​​​There cannot be a just and successful transition forgetting women. If we want the green transition to be just, we need to ensure gender equality in practice. Join our event to see what leading voices on the ground and in industry have to say about making sure that we achieve equality at all levels.
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Online Event: For a Green recovery!

It has been almost a year since the European Council agreed on the Next Generation EU, a €750 billion recovery effort to help the EU tackle the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We see this event as an opportunity to share the Green proposals and practices to make the best use of the great potential of the RRF for the recovery and t…
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©kilian-seiler
Phone Repair. Circular Economy
Event |

How do we shape and grow a green tech sector?

Digital and new technologies could be the key for the European Union to become climate neutral by 2050. Now, it’s Europe’s job to make sure that the green and digital transformation go hand-in-hand and do not work against each other.  The European Commission has pledged to push f...
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Picture of space
Publication |

Green European Space Policy

For us, the role of earth observation in the space sector is important because measuring and fighting climate change is the key task for humanity in the upcoming decades. We want to make sure that access to and the exploration of space - whether through astronautical activities or astronomical observations - does not just remain the privi…
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Press release |

Commission misses chance to make climate protection the engine of job creation

Today, the European Commission presented its revised Industrial Strategy. Unfortunately, the Commission falls short of the European Parliament's demands for a strategy that puts industrial transformation as the driver of the Green Deal.
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Press release |

Sustainable investment criteria released but uphill battle continues to exclude gas & nuclear

The European Commission has presented its criteria for sustainable investments, following the Taxonomy Regulation that was negotiated by Greens/EFA MEP Bas Eickhout in late 2019 and approved by the Parliament in June 2020. The criteria released today provides more insight into how sustainable financial products can be labelled and allows …
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Windmills/ CC0 anna-jimenez-calaf
Opinion |

A new industrial revolution is coming - this time it will be green

A new industrial revolution is coming. And this time it will be green. The European Commission is expected to update the EU Industrial Strategy by the end of April 2021. Although we're still in the middle of the Covid-19 crisis, we see a chance to connect the recovery with the green transition and build a more sustainable economy and soci…
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Video |

The Time Is Now! Let's Greening the European Industry

The European Commission is expected to update the EU Industrial Strategy by the end of April 2021. Although we are still in the middle of the #Covid19​ crisis, we see a chance to connect the recovery with the green transition and build a more #sustainable​ economy and society. Transforming our industries is key to achieving that. It wi…
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Wind turbines on hill ridge/ CC0 Nuno Marques
Wind turbines on hill ridge/ CC0 Nuno Marques
Opinion |

Rebuild greener, rebuild fairer, rebuild stronger

Ville Niinistö
Opinion by Ville Niinistö
2020 was a challenging year for all of us. The unprecedented crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on societies and economies across the globe. Recovery must go hand in hand with our common goal to tackle the climate emergency.