As part of The Green Screen project in which we explore films and debates for a better future, we explored how burn out has been affecting hospital workers pre- and post-Pandemic. This month, we featured the film 'Burning Out' following staff in a Parisian hospital and held a debate on how to guarantee healthcare as a common good.
The 4 day work week has many benefits. As we have seen from the recent Icelandic trial – the 4 day / 32h work week does not only enhance worker wellbeing, but it has also been shown to maintain or increase productivity in the workplace. It also contributes to safeguarding the environment, creating more gender equality and social cohesion, and enriching democracy!
At least 95 are dead and hundreds are missing following the days of floods that have devastated German, Belgian and French cities and villages. In January 2021, the global temperature was the highest on record. And what is clear is that floods are made more frequent and severe due to the increase of extreme weather patterns caused by climate change.
“Let’s redesign Europe” – This will be the theme of Dany Cohn-Bendit’s ‘fresh start’. A fresh start because 2014 will mark the end of an era in which as a MEP, Dany Cohn-Bendit embodied the European dream through his speeches, writings and actions both within and outside the EU institutions.
12 February 2014
Greens unhappy about GMO stance from Commission
The Greens are threatening to ask the European Parliament to officially censure the European Commission, if it continues to push for authorisation of a new GM crop variety. 19 different member states opposed the authorisation of GM maize 1507 on February 11 in the EU General Affairs Council. EU health and consumer policy commissioner Tonio Borg indicated that the European Commission would proceed with the plan nonetheless.
01 September 2012
The Dutch green party GroenLinks organises a conference in the former stock exchange building in Amsterdam. The event will focus on our green way our of the Eurocrisis, with two panel discussions and keynote speeches by prominent greens.