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Polluters must pay for climate loss and damages in the Global South

The countries least responsible for this climate crisis are the ones suffering the most from climate change. At COP27, we need to agree on more climate financing to be paid to the most affected people and areas.
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Photo by Sorin Gheorghita on Unsplash
Traffic jam
Press release |

EU deal reached on phasing out internal combustion engine for cars by 2035

Negotiators from the European Parliament, Member States and European Commission agreed on CO2 emissions requirements for new cars and vans and for a phase-out of the sale of new combustion engines by 2035.
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Opinion |

Europe is on track for three degrees of global warming - COP27 is a wake-up call for the EU to do more

Michael Bloss
Opinion by Michael Bloss
At this rate, we are headed towards a 3 degrees hotter world. COP27 is a wake-up call for the EU to do more, now.
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Single tree in a desert landscape / CC0 Wolfgang Hasselmann
Single tree in a desert landscape / CC0 Wolfgang Hasselmann
Opinion |

Global South at COP27: "Those responsible for the climate crisis need to pay for our loss and damages"

Bas Eickhout
Opinion by Bas Eickhout
Loss and damage: COP27 is the chance for the global leaders to work together on ambitious climate goals and justice. We need to act now.
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Traffic light sign underwater CCO kelly-sikkema
Policy Paper |

Greens/EFA demands for COP27

  These are the Greens/EFA’s demands for the COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt:   The EU must step up its climate action to limit Global warming to 1,5 degrees, in accordance with the Paris Agreement; must update its nationally Determined Contributions by COP27 so ...
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Photo by Maxim Tolchinskiy on Unsplash
Polluting factory
Press release |

Commission’s plans for clean air inadequate

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people die prematurely from air pollution in Europe. This is a disgrace. For years, far too little has been done to tackle air pollution, yet the European Commission’s reaction is once insufficient.
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Pay your fair share
Policy Paper |

The Roadmap Towards a Green Tax Fix

We know there can be tax justice in the EU. But for this, we need the EU to be brave. An EU that we can be proud of is an EU that does not surrender to the powers of billionaires and multinationals. It is one that ensures that the people and the planet are at the core of all its decisions, not profit.
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Press release |

Ana Miranda elected Vice-Chair of Parliament's Petitions Committee

EFA MEP Ana Miranda has just been elected first vice-chair of the European Parliament's Petitions Committee, taking over from Margrette Auken, a month and a half after the BNG took her seat in the European Parliament.
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© European Union 2021 - Source : EP
European Parliament Strasbourg
News |

Debriefing of the October II plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included COP27, rule of law and media freedom in Malta, alternative fuel infrastructure, general budget for the EU for 2023, Frontex discharge 2020, social and economic consequences of the war in Ukraine and the energy crisis package
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Malte Gallee at a Code Rouge protest against TotalEnergies / Malte Gallee
Malte Gallee at a Code Rouge protest against TotalEnergies / Malte Gallee
Opinion |

Fighting TotalEnergies: Why climate activists shut down a giant fossil fuel corporation

Malte Gallée
Opinion by Malte Gallée
Over 1000 activists from the Code Rouge/Rood coalition protested against fossil fuel giant TotalEnergies’ by blocking their sites in Belgium.