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
Green supporters received a boost during the European Parliament plenary session between 15-18 January in Strasbourg after positive outcomes in a raft of environmental initiatives focusing on energy and water
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!