Press releases 2018

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Halve meat and dairy production to protect climate, nature and health

Press release | March 5, 2018 at 9:18

Global meat and dairy production and consumption must be cut in half by 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change and keep the Paris climate agreement on track, says a new Greenpeace report.

EFSA confirms pesticides danger to bees

Press release | February 28, 2018 at 11:05

Three widely used neonicotinoid pesticides are a danger to bees, according to a report released today by the European Food Safety Authority, EFSA.

European Parliament committee restricts controversial subsidies to coal, gas and...

Press release | February 21, 2018 at 10:22

Brussels - The European Parliament’s energy committee has proposed restrictions for controversial subsidies for energy utilities in its vote on the energy market reform. So-called capacity mechanisms - national subsidies to keep power plants on...

NGO statement on deforestation

Publication | February 7, 2018 at 10:22

All eyes on the European Commission, as crucial EU decision on deforestation due “in a matter of weeks”

Greenpeace activists bare their lungs for clean air

Press release | January 30, 2018 at 8:02

Brussels – Nine Greenpeace activists baring their lungs on their chests demanded “Clean Air Now” outside a closed-door emergency meeting called by EU Environment Commissioner, Karmenu Vella.

European Parliament votes to increase renewable energy target

Press release | January 17, 2018 at 14:03

Strasbourg – Today the European Parliament voted to increase the EU’s 2030 renewable energy target to 35 per cent.

Energy ministers give Europeans coal for Christmas

Press release | December 19, 2017 at 7:06

Brussels – European energy ministers have backed coal and other fossil fuels over renewable energy, in the ongoing reform of the EU’s energy laws.

Greenpeace comment on One Planet climate summit

Press release | December 12, 2017 at 20:00

Paris/Brussels – A climate summit hosted by French president Emmanuel Macron on the second anniversary of the Paris climate agreement has ended with a surprise commitment from the World Bank but no major announcements from governments.

Commission rejects demands of #StopGlyphosate citizens’ initiative

Press release | December 12, 2017 at 17:10

Brussels – The European Commission has issued its formal response to the #StopGlyphosate European Citizens Initiative (ECI).

Bee-killing pesticides dangerous even when used in greenhouses, new research

Press release | December 11, 2017 at 9:21

Brussels/Exeter – Bees and other wildlife are exposed to neonicotinoid pesticides even if they are used only inside greenhouses, a new study published today by Greenpeace Science Unit reveals.

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