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Greenpeace reaction to the standing committee vote on French and Greek national bans...

Press release | February 16, 2009 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Today, a committee of experts from member states has been unable to reach a decision on national bans for Monsanto’s MON810 GM (genetically modified) maize. A majority of national experts opposed the Commission’s proposal to...

Reaction to Commission proposal on an economic recovery plan

Press release | January 28, 2009 at 0:00

Brussels, International — “The Commission has missed another opportunity to help create an environmentally sustainable energy system that would stimulate the European economy. Today’s money for clean energy pales in comparison to the hundreds of...

Commission proposes climate bailout

Press release | January 28, 2009 at 0:00

Brussels, International — Greenpeace welcomes today's proposal by the European Commission to give financial aid for climate protection in developing countries and to support new measures to help reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. However,...

Commission's calls for authorisation of controversial GM maizes

Press release | January 21, 2009 at 0:00

The European Commission today submitted a proposal to authorise two controversial GM maizes (Syngenta’s Bt11 and Pioneer/Dow’s 1507).

Authorisation of Bayer’s T45 GM oilseed rape and a GM carnation for import and...

Press release | January 19, 2009 at 0:00

Ignoring serious scientific concerns and disregarding a call by EU environment ministers in December to improve the assessment of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the European Commission has today proposed the authorisation of two GM crops:...

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