Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) met in the Chambers in Strasbourg between 5-8 February for the monthly plenary session. Among the highlights were a revision of the Emissions Trading System, the setting up of a new committee to investigate Glyphosate, and a high-profile campaign aimed at ending Female Genital Mutilation
The European Greens are marking International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) on 6 February in solidarity with the estimated 200 million girls and women alive today, according to the United Nations, who have undergone some form of the procedure
The odds are stacked against them, but activists in Bulgaria protesting to save Pirin National Park from further commercial development say they are not prepared to back down. In this tale of David (the protestors) vs Goliath (the Government), the authorities cannot ignore the will of the people
France’s Europe Ecology – The Greens (Europe Écologie Les Verts, EELV) are celebrating a long-awaited victory after a decision by the French government to scrap plans to build a controversial airport in Notre-Dame-des-Landes near Nantes. They say the new airport would have been unacceptably expensive and damaging to the environment
Last week, Green Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) met in Strasbourg for the European Parliament’s December plenary, the last one of 2017. Like so often, the agenda was full of burning issues along with many positive outcomes
Fresh from attending the latest round of UN climate negotiations (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, our committee members Evelyne Huytebroeck and Oras Tynkkynen take a look at the current state of international climate diplomacy
Illegal logging by the Polish government has led to almost 180,000 trees being cut down this year in the Białowieża forest. The European Court of Justice has ruled that Poland must stop the logging immediately. But the destruction has not ceased. It's time to act!
La nostra serie sui “Grandi Inquinatori d’Europa” vi presenta i più grandi produttori di emissioni di carbonio in Europa. Dopo esserci occupati di BP, tocca ora con la compagnia di gas e petrolio italiana Eni