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Green paper kicks-off boxing match on Europe’s energy future

Press release | March 27, 2013 at 11:12

Brussels – Greenpeace welcomes the Commission’s decision to start defining Europe’s energy choices and climate action past 2020. However, given the Commission’s low objectives [1] regarding concrete numbers, Greenpeace urges EU governments to...

Warning: temporary carbon market fix will not solve EU’s climate challenge

Press release | December 10, 2013 at 10:54

Brussels – Greenpeace welcomed the European Parliament’s final approval today of the ‘backloading’ proposal to temporarily curb the oversupply of allowances in the EU carbon market. However, this will only have a short-term impact. In fact, as...

Commission president Barroso sells out on climate and energy policy

Press release | January 22, 2014 at 12:27

Brussels –The European Commission has released a disappointing package of proposals on EU climate and energy policy up to 2030, said Greenpeace. EU governments now need to correct the flaws in these proposals and increase their ambition.

Frau Merkel, M. Hollande: say no to coal and nuclear energy; yes to an energy...

Press release | February 19, 2014 at 10:58

Paris - This morning at 6.30am, a few hours before a Franco-German council of ministers in Paris, ten Greenpeace activists dumped five tonnes of coal from a lorry in front of the Elysée Palace, the residence of the French President. The lorry was...

Companies call on EU leaders to back ambitious climate and energy policies

Blog entry by Jorgo Riss | October 14, 2014

In the past, politicians have often been the ones pushing companies to become more conscious of health and safety issues. American politicians insisted that car companies install seatbelts. European politicians voted for hormone...

European Commission wearing emperor's new clothes in Davos

Blog entry by Kaisa Kosonen | January 22, 2014

Climate change returned to the agenda of the World Economic Forum in Davos this year. And I expect the all-too-familiar placatory phrases will be back as well: it is  very  urgent and  very  serious; it is getting worse, and  “we”  or ...

Tell politicians deciding our energy future: listen to people not the polluters!

Blog entry by Virag Kaufer | October 2, 2014

In three short weeks, on 23 and 24 October, Europe’s political leaders meet in Brussels to agree on a European energy policy that will last for decades to come. These politicians are under pressure, especially after the climate...

L’Energy Package de l’Union européenne: contenu peu emballant dans un joli paquet cadeau…

Press release | January 9, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Avec beaucoup d’effets d’annonce (et quelques fuites), l’Union européenne dévoilera demain son Energy Package. Les spécialistes de Greenpeace ont examiné ce cadeau de début d’année à l’emballage prometteur mais au contenu...

Open Letter to Mr Juncker

Publication | March 21, 2005 at 0:00

OPen letter to Luxembourg prime minister, on "Tackling climate change and fulfilling the Lisbon strategy: a ‘win-win’ opportunity"

PLAN CLIMAT DE L'UE : UN BON DÉBUT

Press release | January 23, 2008 at 0:00

Avec la présentation aujourd'hui de son paquet de nouvelles réglementations européennes sur le climat et l’énergie, la Commission européenne fait selon Greenpeace un pas timide dans la bonne direction. Ce plan introduit des révisions...

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