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Deforestation in the Amazon/ Ana_Cotta S.O.S Amazônia/ Flickr CC BY 2.0
Deforestation in the Amazon/ Ana_Cotta S.O.S Amazônia/ Flickr CC BY 2.0
Opinion |

Our groceries shouldn’t cost the earth: How EU consumption causes the destruction of the rainforest

Marie Toussaint
Opinion by Marie Toussaint
A new EU law to stop Europe's complicity in global deforestation is in the pipeline. Time is running out. We need a strong law that effectively bans products linked to the destruction of forests and other ecosystems. The rainforest can’t wait any longer, writes Marie Toussaint MEP.
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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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©claudio-schwarz-purzlbaum
Who is watching you?
Opinion |

Reinforce rights, not racism!

Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield
Opinion by Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield
Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield MEP in conversation with Laurence Meyer, from the Digital Freedom Fund, about the dangers of the increasing use of biometric mass surveillance - both within the EU and outside it, as well as the impact it can have on the lives of people who are already being discriminated against.
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Photo by Gozha Net on Unsplash
Tractor
Press release |

CAP: Agreement falls far short of Green Deal goals

Negotiations were concluded on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for the years 2023 to 2027. The agreement by representatives of the European Parliament, Council and Commission falls far short of the promises of the Green Deal to use less pesticides, protect the environment, climate and biodiversity and to promote organic farming. The …
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© Thomas Mounsey
Global Warming Metaphor Thomas Mounsey
Press release |

European Climate Law: Not enough to meet Paris climate targets

MEPs will vote on the first ever European Climate Law. The main tenet of the European Climate Law is the target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030. This calculation, however, includes carbon sinks such as forests and wetlands. If these natural CO2 reservoirs are deducted, the climate target shrinks to only 52.8%. The climat…
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Opinion |

The new European Climate Law breaks the EU’s Paris Agreement promises

Michael Bloss
Opinion by Michael Bloss
The compromise climate target in the EU Climate Law will not meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. We can’t endorse a climate law that breaks all our climate promises, writes Micha Bloss MEP, Greens/EFA negotiator on the European Climate Law.
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@cameron-venti
Container Ship
Event |

Is making the EU a champion of green ships a utopia

Gathered around experts, we invite you to discuss the solution to reduce maritime transport impacts on the sea by developing a European green ship industry. In the post-covid context, The EU underlined the necessity to enhance resilience, sovereignty and to re-industrialised Europe. We believe th...
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©nico-roicke
Pro european Movement
Event |

The Future of Europe: building the change we need

It’s a once-in-a-generation opportunity for us to put forward game-changing policy and actively shape our political future. The Greens/EFA Group are kickstarting the democratic process by organising an event with the voices that matter the most: yours.
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Event |

Live Webinar: Housing is for all

From Budapest to Barcelona, Greens in local and national government have been working to find long-term solutions to the growing homelessness crisis, often drawing inspiration from pioneering policies from around the world, such as housing first, and calling for a shift in understanding and response...
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© European Union 2017 - Source : EP
European Parliament
News |

Greens/EFA debriefing of the plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the successful votes on the EU Biodiversity Strategy, the adoption of the EU Digital COVID Certificates, the result to temporarily waiver the TRIPS agreement on Covid-19 vaccines and the vote to take the Commission to court for their lack of action in cases of rule of law violations by m…