Greenpeace European Unit is part of the international Greenpeace network, active in over 55 countries worldwide and with more than three million supporters. Based in Brussels, we monitor and analyse the work of the EU institutions, expose deficient EU policies and laws, and challenge EU decision-makers to implement progressive solutions. We value our independence and do not accept donations from governments, the EU, businesses or political parties.

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EU whitewash on cancer risk from world’s most used weedkiller

Press release | November 12, 2015 at 11:48

Brussels – A report released today by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) could pave the way for EU re-approval of the world’s most used weedkiller – glyphosate – which has been linked to cancer by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The...

Renewable energy: untapped fuel for Mediterranean economies

Publication | November 10, 2015 at 11:46

Despite being the sunniest region in Europe and having huge renewable potential, many Mediterranean countries overlook renewable energy in their struggle with debt, a stagnating economy and unemployment.

Open letter to the Presidents of Council, Commission and Parliament on VW scandal

Publication | November 9, 2015 at 9:00

Several NGOs address the presidents of the Council, the Commission and the European Parliament to take action on the VW scandal.

Europe rejects GM crops as new report highlights 20 years of failures

Press release | November 5, 2015 at 11:09

THIS PRESS RELEASE WAS UPDATED FOLLOWING CONFIRMATION OF ALL 19 GM CROP BANS ON 5 NOVEMBER Brussels – All 19 government requests for bans of GM crop cultivation have gone unchallenged by biotech companies, pathing the way for two thirds of...

Letter to vice president Timmermans about Commission meetings with unregistered lobbyists

Publication | November 4, 2015 at 17:45

From the Alter-EU Transparency Alliance



Volkswagen admits ‘irregularities’ in CO2 emissions – Greenpeace response

Press release | November 4, 2015 at 16:22

Amsterdam – Greenpeace has condemned the revelation that Volkswagen has understated CO2 emissions on about 800,000 cars in Europe, calling for a full and independent inquiry into the carmaker’s operations.

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