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EU court tells Germany to cut the crap

Press release | June 21, 2018 at 12:01

The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has ruled that Germany breached EU law by allowing manure runoff from farms to pollute water.

EU overturns barriers to rooftop revolution but renewable target falls short of...

Press release | June 14, 2018 at 6:50

Brussels – Solar panels could soon cover millions more rooftops in Europe, after the EU reached a deal on Wednesday to make it easier for households to play a part in the renewable energy transition, said Greenpeace.

Climate change activists call on EU energy ministers to unlock rooftop revolution

Press release | June 11, 2018 at 8:53

Luxembourg/Brussels - Climate change activists urged EU energy ministers meeting in Luxembourg to live up to their climate commitments and stop restricting the rights of people to produce and share their own renewable energy.

EU farming plan could spell disaster for environment, Greenpeace

Press release | June 1, 2018 at 11:56

The European Commission proposal for the new common agricultural policy (CAP) fails the environment and the climate, according to Greenpeace.

Investigation: Majority of EU Parliament agriculture committee linked to industry

Press release | May 24, 2018 at 7:00

A majority of MEPs on the European Parliament’s agriculture committee have strong links to the farming industry, Greenpeace research has revealed.

EU court: protecting people and nature takes precedence over business interests

Press release | May 17, 2018 at 10:46

The General Court of the European Union has ruled that the European Commission was right to impose restrictions on the use of three bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides – imidacloprid, clothianidin and thiamethoxam.

Activists set up solar panels on European Parliament as EU talks on renewables enter...

Press release | May 17, 2018 at 9:40

Brussels – Activists have installed solar panels on the European Parliament in Brussels on the day EU talks on renewable energy enter a crucial stage.

EU budget leaves environment in the cold

Press release | May 2, 2018 at 14:58

The European Commission has slashed funding earmarked for environmental protection in a draft seven-year EU budget released today.

Three neonicotinoids down, more bee-killing pesticides to go

Press release | April 27, 2018 at 11:45

European governments have backed a European Commission plan for a near-total ban of three bee-killing neonicotinoid insecticides. Representatives from 16 countries meeting in Brussels voted in support of the EU ban.

Investigation: EU subsidises Europe’s most polluting livestock farms

Press release | April 24, 2018 at 7:00

Subsidies from the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) are supporting some of Europe’s most polluting livestock farms, a Greenpeace investigation has revealed.

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