10. Jun. 2014
This week the European Commission will be discussing an unofficial DG Trade proposal on Export Finance and Coal Fuelled Power plants. The Greens have big concerns that this proposal, once adopted, would be ruining Europe's climate credibility in the run-up to the COP 2015 negotiations.
30. Apr. 2014
Shale gas is no longer a 'what if' in Europe. Exploration is underway in several European countries, with huge areas designated for potential fracking.
Lech Kowalski's film looks at the reality of unconventional gas exploration in three communities - in Zurawlow, Poland; in Balcombe, UK; and in Pungesti, Romania. When multinational companies impose their agenda on citizens, democracy is called into question and often media does not report any opposition to fracking activities.
This film portrays the realities on the ground and tells the story of extreme energy extraction in Europe from the people who stand to lose the most.
25. Feb. 2014
This week several climate items are on the agenda of what is now one of the last plenaries in Strasbourg before the EU elections take place. This Plenary session also coincides with the citizens' 'week of climate action', which started on 22nd February and which will last until Saturday 1st March. The Greens have decided to support the movement and organise their own action in the European Parliament