15. Oct. 2014
On 23 and 24 October 2014, our leaders are expected to decide on Europe’s future action to avoid dangerous global temperature rise. While the proposed target of reducing domestic greenhouse gas emissions by 40% below 1990 levels by 2030 is clearly insufficient to tackle climate change, some governments are trying to water this target down even further. They want to carry-over the hot air from the current EU climate framework, thereby putting a dark shadow over EU’s 2030 climate target.
07. Oct. 2014
This year again, Global Frackdown - an international day of action against fracking, shale gas and the development of unconventional oil and gas - will take place on 11th October. Today two EU NGOs - FOEE and Food & Water Europe - organised an action in front of the European Parliament in Brussels in order to alert European deputies on all the risks concerning shale gas and fracking. The Green Members joined them to show their solidarity with the anti-fracking movement.
30. Sep. 2014
Last week, the Greens decided to write to President of the Commission Jean-Claude Juncker to express their some of their biggest worries regarding the future college of the European Commission and its 'mission' and structure in particular. While the Greens have many uncertainties about a series of candidates, they have particular concerns over Miguel Arias Cañete, who could be attributed the European Commission's portfolio on climate and energy...