12. Oct. 2017
Last October, ahead of the vote on the next Climate negotiations that will take place in Bonn early November, the Greens managed to get the European Parliament to take a positive position on vested interests and conflicting interests within climate policy. This is a very first step that goes in the right direction to prevent dirty lobbies' influence on decisions made on energy and climate issues. Green MEP Max Andersson tells us a bit more on how things happened behind the scenes and what they next steps will be...
11. Mar. 2014
Three years have gone since the accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant on 11th March 2011. Yet, the problems are very far from been solved and the neighborhoods are still bearing the scars of the earthquake and tsunami. Clearly, the world must learn lessons from the Fukushima catastrophe. The Greens demand that the EU turn its back to this dangerous and expensive energy source as quickly as possible and invest in renewable energy sources instead...
22. Apr. 2013
With EU environment ministers set to meet on Monday in Dublin, this press conference will address the implications of the parliament's vote for the emissions trading scheme and EU climate policy, and the necessary political decisions that must now be taken to rescue it.
25. Mar. 2013
As a reaction to the Fukushima catastrophe the EU performed stress tests to find out how safe the nuclear power plants in the EU are. Now, two years on we have the reports, but have our nuclear power plants gotten any safer? Do we actually know how safe our nuclear reactors are?