07. Dec. 2014
After quite some celebration, media hype and self-gratulations over the US and China deal, time for a cold shower: the prospects of a Paris 2015 agreement that delivers a path to a below 2°C warming are anything but certain. This negotiation round, Conference of Parties in Lima, Peru, that started last Monday will need to deliver key decisions to know wether the pledges, such as those made by US and China, will match what climate science says is necessary.
19. Sep. 2014
This Sunday, what might be the biggest climate march in history will take place everywhere across the world. The Green members in the European Parliament will play their part and join the numerous activities organised at local level in their own country. Our politicians who are negotiating our future must see that we are already making this energy and ecological transition happening. The more we will join, the bigger it will resonate. So.. we are on the move! ... you? Join the climate march this Sunday and share the word!
04. Feb. 2014
On January 9th, the environment and industry committees agreed on the necessity of three specific targets for the 2030 climate and energy framework: one for reducing greenhouse gases, one for increasing the share of renewable energy sources and one for energy saving. However the Commission President and the Commissioners simply decided to ignore the call. For the Greens, the proposals that were presented by the Commission on 22 January are poor and extremely worrying...