Greenpeace European Unit is part of the international Greenpeace network, active in over 40 countries worldwide and with 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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Cash for coal amounts to aid for global warming

Press release | July 19, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, International — Greenpeace condemned today’s European Commission approval of a German plan to grant €2.5 billion in state aid to its coal industry for 2006.

The Seveso disaster 30 years on

Publication | July 1, 2006 at 0:00

Lessons learned for EU policy

Protest against GMOs at the EU Environment Council: Make precaution a reality

Press release | June 27, 2006 at 0:00

Luxembourg/Brussels, International — As EU Environment ministers discuss today in Luxembourg the failures of the EU to properly evaluate risks of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and to apply the precautionary principle, Greenpeace...

EU Council ignores the European Parliament on substituting dangerous chemicals

Press release | June 27, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Environmental, women’s, health and consumer organisations are very concerned that the Council Common Position on the future EU chemicals law –REACH- will not protect people and the environment from toxic chemicals. We believe...

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