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Energy Union

A few weeks ago, the EU Commission presented the ‘winter package’, a series of eight legislative proposals which will enable the Energy Union project to be put in place. For the Greens, renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, and the citizens of the EU are the three key elements that should be at the heart of this project.
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Commission's Winter Package

The European Commission has today presented its Winter Package, containing a series of legislative proposals on the future energy policy of the European Union. The proposals fall far short of what will be needed to match the ambitions agreed under the Paris Agreement.
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EU energy rules

The European Parliament today adopted two reports setting out its assessment of how the EU’s laws on energy efficiency and renewable energy are being implemented. The Greens welcomed the votes, which called for more ambition, ahead of reviews of the legislation expected to be presented by the ...
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EU investment plan

The European Commission today presented a review of the EU investment plan (EFSI), which was presented in January 2015. Reacting to the review and the progress on the plan, Greens/EFA co-president Philippe Lamberts stated: "The 'Juncker Plan' was introduced with much fanfare but this review onl...
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Nuclear is not the solution to our energy needs

The ‘Alliance of Regions for Phasing out Nuclear Power across Europe’ signed a declaration opposing a pro-nuclear path for Europe's energy policy and called on the EU to fully embrace the energy transition.
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The Russian Presence in the European Energy Market

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE The objective of the Greens/EFA and Policy Solutions’ joint conference is to investigate and debate Russian energy investments in the EU and their overall impact. As significant portion of Russian FDI are connected to Russian energy exports, the European institutions and Me...
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Greens/EFA Round up

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg plenary included preventing approval of a genetically-modified maize variety; car pollution laws and real driving emissions tests; Europe's energy future; updating EU border and coastguard rules; finalising EU data protection reform; EU summit: refugee crisis and Paris attacks top agenda; Dieselgat…
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Stop climate change - play your part

The group of people who experience the most severe effects of climate change are mostly in the developing countries, and among them, women are worst off. At this year's Green European Summer University we presented the winner's of our essay contest on this very subject. Read on to find out more.
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EU Energy Union

The European Parliament today adopted two reports setting out its position on the European Energy Union and the proposal for a 10% target for electricity interconnectivity across the EU. Commenting on the vote on the EP's position on the Energy Union, Green energy spokesperson Claude Turmes said...
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Greens/EFA Round up

Greens/EFA priorities for the Brussels plenary included EU cohesion policy and marginalised communities; EP tax investigation; Energy Union: stuttering European energy transition; European cooperation and defending democratic freedoms following the Paris attacks; Diesel gate, car pollution rules and the EU response; Greens/EFA events arou…