ADVANCED SEARCH


Press Releases, Opinions, Publications, Events and Videos

Filter
  • Show all
  • Biodiversity, Food, Agriculture
  • Climate, Environment, Energy, Transport
  • Economic, Financial and Industrial Affairs
  • Rights & Democracy, Gender LGBTQI, Digital & Culture
  • Social Affairs, Public Health, Consumer Protection
  • Committees
    • Agriculture and Rural Development
    • Animal transport (committee of inquiry)
    • Artificial intelligence in a digital age (Special committee)
    • Beating cancer (Special committee)
    • Budgetary Control
    • Budgets
    • Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
    • Constitutional Affairs
    • Culture and Education
    • Development
    • Economic and Monetary Affairs
    • Employment and Social Affairs
    • Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
    • Fisheries
    • Foreign Affairs
    • Foreign interference, including disinformation (Special committee)
    • Human Rights
    • Industry, Research and Energy
    • Internal Market and Consumer Protection
    • International Trade
    • Legal Affairs
    • Regional Development
    • Security and Defence
    • Tax matters (subcommittee)
    • 30
    • Transport and Tourism
    • Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • EFA only
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(46) "files/assets/imgs/list/porto-summit-tw-web.jpg" ["title"]=> string(22) "Porto Summit Statement" ["alt"]=> string(22) "Porto Summit Statement" ["copyright"]=> NULL ["updated_at"]=> int(1623687784) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "59f73935034e8e7e208253cc2b6c3241.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(23) "porto-summit-tw-web.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10167/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10167/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10167/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10167/portrait" } } Porto Summit Statement
Publication |

Bold social ambition must drive the recovery

The pandemic has laid bare, and in many cases worsened, deep rifts in our societies. As we emerge from this difficult and painful period, we should take a moment to reflect on what kind of future we want to create. Coming out of this crisis cannot mean a return to business as usual: We need ambition and solidarity to tackle social injusti…
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(64) "files/assets/imgs/list/timotheus-frobel-dps3nlditzu-unsplash.jpg" ["title"]=> string(28) "Forest/ CC0 timotheus-frobel" ["alt"]=> string(28) "Forest/ CC0 timotheus-frobel" ["copyright"]=> string(28) "Forest/ CC0 timotheus-frobel" ["updated_at"]=> int(1623315732) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "2278772f4e3fd8619b19d3ffb5f9d9cc.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(41) "timotheus-frobel-DPS3nlDitZU-unsplash.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10151/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10151/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10151/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10151/portrait" } }
Forest/ CC0 timotheus-frobel
Forest/ CC0 timotheus-frobel
Opinion |

The EU must protect its forests, not destroy them

Anna Deparnay-Grunenberg Martin Häusling Ville Niinistö Marie Toussaint
Opinion by Anna Deparnay-Grunenberg & Martin Häusling & Ville Niinistö & Marie Toussaint
As the European Union is grappling to respond to the twin crises of climate and biodiversity breakdown, one thing has become clear: we need healthy forests to protect and restore nature and the global climate.
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(45) "files/assets/imgs/list/world-6149836_1920.jpg" ["title"]=> string(9) "World map" ["alt"]=> string(9) "World map" ["copyright"]=> NULL ["updated_at"]=> int(1623225591) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "59ed0fd946126c674e32e8f72dce424d.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(22) "world-6149836_1920.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10143/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10143/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10143/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10143/portrait" } } World map
Press release |

G7/EU-US Summit: Greens/EFA call for global solidarity - Quotes from Philippe Lamberts & Ska Keller

On this morning's plenary debates in the European Parliament on the upcoming G7 meeting in Cornwall (11 to 13 June) and the EU-US-Summit (Brussels, 15 June), from 09:00-11:50, Philippe Lamberts MEP, and Ska Keller MEP, Co-Presidents of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament, comments.
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(63) "files/assets/imgs/list/spurwing-agency-bmvlsu0vlce-unsplash.jpg" ["title"]=> string(10) "Pine trees" ["alt"]=> string(21) "Picture of pine trees" ["copyright"]=> NULL ["updated_at"]=> int(1623140446) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "b6bf19c9ec908abf01ce9ad5aeb92369.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(40) "spurwing-agency-BMvLsU0VLcE-unsplash.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10140/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10140/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10140/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10140/portrait" } } Picture of pine trees
Press release |

Greens/EFA call for binding legislation to protect nature

The European Parliament will debate the Environment Committee report on the EU’s Biodiversity Strategy for 2030. The report calls for a legally binding EU Biodiversity Law. A number of amendments have been tabled that threaten to weaken the report. The Greens/EFA call on all members of the Parliament to vote down these amendments, and to …
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(62) "files/assets/imgs/list/alex-eckermann-ofdfj1bukqw-unsplash.jpg" ["title"]=> string(44) "Wind turbines in a field/ CC0 Alex Eckermann" ["alt"]=> string(44) "Wind turbines in a field/ CC0 Alex Eckermann" ["copyright"]=> string(44) "Wind turbines in a field/ CC0 Alex Eckermann" ["updated_at"]=> int(1622035531) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "a97426612df999636d9af8fbdb7312a4.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(39) "alex-eckermann-ofdFj1bUKQw-unsplash.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10110/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10110/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10110/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10110/portrait" } }
Wind turbines in a field/ CC0 Alex Eckermann
Wind turbines in a field/ CC0 Alex Eckermann
Event |

Safeguarding the renewable energy directive (RED II)

The Renewable Energy Directive has been the EU’s central policy tool to reduce renewable energy costs, boost renewable deployment and create a booming renewable energy industry across Europe.
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(61) "files/assets/imgs/list/markus-spiske-gcgwxxeteyo-unsplash.jpg" ["title"]=> string(39) "Climate Justice FFF / CC0 markus-spiske" ["alt"]=> string(39) "Climate Justice FFF / CC0 markus-spiske" ["copyright"]=> string(39) "Climate Justice FFF / CC0 markus-spiske" ["updated_at"]=> int(1622453801) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "123e30001382a70d6e2f31581fad209b.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(38) "markus-spiske-GCgwXxEteyo-unsplash.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10120/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10120/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10120/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10120/portrait" } }
Climate Justice FFF / CC0 markus-spiske
Climate Justice FFF / CC0 markus-spiske
Opinion |

How the Energy Charter Treaty is blocking the energy transition and causing climate injustice

The Energy Charter Treaty is blocking the energy transition and causing climate injustice. Sign the petition demanding EU Member States withdraw from it and to stop its expansion to other countries.
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(44) "files/assets/imgs/list/cover_naturestudy.png" ["title"]=> string(23) "Nature as a common good" ["alt"]=> string(34) "Picture of environmental activists" ["copyright"]=> string(35) "Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona-Unsplash" ["updated_at"]=> int(1622453049) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "c3a5481f9508794f9d98f312105c59ba.png" ["fname"]=> string(21) "Cover NatureStudy.png" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10119/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10119/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10119/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10119/portrait" } }
Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona-Unsplash
Picture of environmental activists
Publication |

Legal paradigm shifts for a new environmental law

With this study, the researchers show the importance of rethinking our law to ensure a rebalancing of the relationship between humans and nature. They propose, on the one hand, a reform of environmental criminal law at the national and European levels and the recognition of two offences: ecocide and the endangering of the safety of the pl…
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(69) "files/assets/imgs/list/20210329_ep-113202a_aro_0027_resized_m.jpg.JPG" ["title"]=> string(65) "European Parliament Brussels © European Union 2021 - Source : EP" ["alt"]=> string(65) "European Parliament Brussels © European Union 2021 - Source : EP" ["copyright"]=> NULL ["updated_at"]=> int(1621587548) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "1be7128fe6aefa7942eee02a5166c7a4.JPG" ["fname"]=> string(42) "20210329_EP-113202A_ARO_0027_RESIZED_M.JPG" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10092/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10092/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10092/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10092/portrait" } } European Parliament Brussels © European Union 2021 - Source : EP
News |

Greens/EFA debriefing of the plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the effects of waiver of the WTO TRIPS agreement on Covid-19 vaccines, treatment, equipment and manufacturing capacity in developing countries, the conflict of interest of the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Human rights protection and the EU external migration policy, (...)
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(43) "files/assets/imgs/list/european_council.jpg" ["title"]=> string(16) "European Council" ["alt"]=> string(16) "European Council" ["copyright"]=> string(16) "European Council" ["updated_at"]=> int(1621594755) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "3aa9ff80ee19b121c14b1ad08e56845b.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(20) "european council.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10102/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10102/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10102/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10102/portrait" } }
European Council
European Council
Press release |

#EUCO 24/25 May - Climate, Covid-19

Ahead of the EU summit on 24-25 May, Greens/EFA call on heads of state and government to join the historic initiative by US President Joe Biden and over 100 countries for a temporary lifting of patent rights for coronavirus vaccines. On climate, EU governments should see climate action as an opportunity to strategically position themselve…
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(49) "files/assets/imgs/list/windmills-2181904_1920.jpg" ["title"]=> string(9) "Windmills" ["alt"]=> string(9) "Windmills" ["copyright"]=> NULL ["updated_at"]=> int(1621501432) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "4cb07dc4ce968239ba33934b30688ed5.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(26) "windmills-2181904_1920.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10087/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10087/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10087/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10087/portrait" } } Windmills
Publication |

Towards an ETS that works for climate and the transformation of industry

This ETS revision must trigger this shift and help transform Europe’s industry and support the shift to renewables. The revision is not only about a higher carbon price, but also about creating the best possible instrument that works for climate and the green transformation of the power sector and the EU industry.