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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-China statement must lead shift to renewables, Greenpeace

Press release | June 1, 2017 at 12:21

Brussels, 1 June – The EU and China’s renewed commitment to fighting climate change must be backed up by a decisive shift to renewable energy, said Greenpeace. The EU-China joint statement comes amid reports of an imminent US withdrawal from the...

Ten principles for trade

Publication | May 31, 2017 at 15:56

Globalisation affects all of us. The current global trade and investment regime imposes high social and environmental costs on people and planet. In many cases, governments favour trade over social and environmental standards, including...

European Parliament fires up Europe’s energy transition

Press release | May 22, 2017 at 15:30

European Parliament proposals to increase the EU’s share of renewable energy to a minimum of 35 per cent, and to set binding targets for each EU country, are a step in the right direction, said Greenpeace.

EU could retake climate leadership under new EP plan to boost renewables

Press release | May 17, 2017 at 15:41

A new plan by key members of the European Parliament would help the EU retake global leadership on climate change, just as the US dithers on its commitments under the Paris climate agreement, said Greenpeace.

EU court ruling on Singapore trade deal is victory for democracy

Press release | May 16, 2017 at 11:48

The European Court of Justice ruled today that the European Commission cannot conclude trade deals without the approval of EU national parliaments, when they contain investment dispute systems that supersede national courts.

Commission should stimulate public debate about trade after damning ECJ ruling,...

Press release | May 11, 2017 at 10:55

Brussels – The European Commission should foster public debate about alternatives to uncontrolled trade, following a damning ruling by the General Court of the EU on Wednesday, said Greenpeace.

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