11. Mar. 2015

Fukushima: Time to switch power source

Today marks the 4th year anniversary of the Fukushima earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. In Japan, the situation is far from being back to normal. The health impacts on the local population have increased and the impacts on the local economy are equally threatening. Despite this catastrophe, which shows once again that this energy source is far too dangerous and costly, some European governments and EU officials are still not bold enough to put an end to it: they continue to bow down to the nuclear lobby, agreeing to give them large direct and indirect subsidies...

Blog

06. Mar. 2015 blog

Energy union: Which role for the transport sector?

Today the EU environment ministers met to discuss last week’s proposals from the EU Commission on the Energy Union as well as on the EU's contribution to the global emission reduction that is needed to limit global warming below 2°C. When it comes to transport, the Greens think that some better ideas should be promoted...  

25. Feb. 2015 blog

Energy and Climate Union: The EU should be bolder and more innovative and invest massively into its potential and its people!

Today the European Commission presented its communication on the Energy and Climate Union. The Green group in the European Parliament regret that the proposal continues supporting the energy sources of the past, which are expensive, dangerous and extremely harmful for our environment and for our climate ...  

13. Feb. 2015 blog

Climate: Let’s use our money wisely! Let’s divest!

Despite that some constructive proposals have been put forward at the new round of climate negotiations that is currently taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, a growing number of citizens are getting tired of these never ending talks. This is the reason why some citizens and businessmen have decided to take the lead themselves and are now calling for divestment...  

RECENT CONTENT

11. Mar. 2015 webtools

 

06. Mar. 2015 webtools

 

25. Feb. 2015 webtools