GREEN ENERGY VISION

27. Mar. 2013

Yes, a 100% renewable energy Europe is possible!

The Greens have been calling for substantial investment in renewable energy for years. Not only is this source of energy greener and safer, it is also infinite and is reduces our import dependency. What’s more, it has already created half a million new jobs in the EU and could create even more in the future. In order to develop renewables further, long term objectives must be fixed in order to be able to make the specific and sound investments that are needed for the "energy revolution" to take place.

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Green Energy Vision

09. Oct. 2017 blog

The energy package has huge potential to help all citizens to gain access to green energy... provided that we take the right decisions

Almost one year ago, the European Commission presented its “clean energy for all Europeans” package. The Greens/EFA group wants to make sure that citizens are truly put centre stage, so that the name of this big legislative work does not remain a slogan but actually materialises in access to sustainable energy...  

20. Sep. 2017 blog

Greens/ EFA group launches an ambitious political roadmap for the EU to respect the objectives of the Paris Agreement

The Greens/EFA group is the first political family in the European Parliament to have a concrete, scientifically-based and transparent roadmap to ensure the EU respects its commitments under the Paris Agreement to reduce its carbon emissions, and limit global warming to well below 2 degrees. It presented its 'Vision Scenario' to the press on 20th September...  

29. Nov. 2016 blog

The Commission’s Winter Package: world number one in renewable energies, really?

The European Commission is due to unveil its so-called Winter Package tomorrow. The details of the package will be of crucial importance for fulfilling the commitments we made in the Paris Agreement. A lack of ambition, weaker governance and more market barriers for renewables, together with disguised subsidies for coal and the maintenance of privileges for nuclear energy and fossil fuels are the key ingredients of this Winter Package.  

02. Sep. 2016 blog

G20 Summit: the time to turn rhetoric into practice

G20 matters for energy and climate. That is why — alongside global growth and strengthened financial systems — Green Finance, fossil fuel subsidies and the Paris Agreement need to be key to the discussions at the G20 Summit on the 4th and 5th of September.