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EU lifeline to coal could derail renewable energy transition

Press release | November 30, 2016 at 13:15

Brussels, 30 November 2016 – A package of policy proposals released today by the European Commission threatens to derail efforts to accelerate the roll-out of renewables, while prolonging subsidies for coal, warned Greenpeace.

Commission risks putting renewable energy transition in the hands of reluctant power...

Publication | November 28, 2016 at 8:06

On 30 November, the European Commission will release a package of draft legislation to help fulfil EU commitments under the Paris global climate change agreement. Read more here:

EU Parliament rejects opportunity to clarify legal status of CETA

Press release | November 23, 2016 at 13:00

Brussels - The European Parliament has rejected a resolution to refer the controversial investment protection system under an EU-Canada trade deal to the European Court of Justice (ECJ).

Landmark ECJ ruling: research on dangers of pesticides must be made public

Press release | November 23, 2016 at 12:24

Luxembourg/Brussels, 23 November 2016 – The European Court of Justice ruled today that safety tests conducted by the chemical industry and used by regulators to assess the dangers of pesticides must be disclosed. It argued that such research...

EU report shows it’s time to rethink trade deals that drive industrial farming

Press release | November 15, 2016 at 15:19

Brussels, 15 November 2016 – The EU should rethink international trade deals that drive industrial farming, said Greenpeace, following an EU report on the negative impacts of several trade agreements on European farmers [1].

EU and Canada sign doomed CETA trade deal

Press release | October 30, 2016 at 10:39

Brussels - The EU and Canada will today sign a controversial trade and investment protection agreement that could soon be consigned to the dustbin of history, warned Greenpeace.

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