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Green NGO letter to Taoiseach Enda Kenny on the Irish EU presidency

Publication | December 10, 2012 at 10:57

Letter on behalf of the Green 10.

Irish government unveils ‘trio’ EU presidency programme

Press release | December 11, 2012 at 15:45

Brussels – Today the Irish government laid out plans for its presidency of the Council of the European Union, which is due to begin on 1 January 2013. Statements today by Irish Tánaiste (deputy prime minister) and foreign minister Eamon Gilmore...

Danish EU presidency - Greenpeace priorities for the environment

Publication | January 9, 2012 at 12:39

Denmark will take the helm of the Council of the European Union from January 2012 at a crucial time for the future of Europe and its citizens. As government cuts start to bite and the debt and Euro-zone crises unfold, Europeans continue to be...

Hidden Consequences - The costs of industrial water pollution on people, planet and...

Publication | May 25, 2011 at 15:53

Industrial pollution is a severe threat to water resources around the world, particularly in the Global South where the view prevails that pollution is the price to pay for progress. The only way to address these hidden dangers in our water is...

Fixing EU biofuels policy

Blog entry by Sebastien Risso & Sini Harkki | September 9, 2013

The biofuel policy of the European Union is at a crossroads. Currently, an EU law mandates the use of biofuels largely made up of food crops that, instead of reducing emissions, have been shown to increase them. In trying to extinguish...

Evaluation of Czech EU Presidency

Publication | June 29, 2009 at 15:53

In January 2009, Greenpeace set out its expectations for the Czech Republic’s EU Presidency, with a special focus on climate and energy issues. With the Czech Presidency coming to a close, we are now assessing its performance in these priority areas.

Greenpeace Czech EU Presidency briefing

Publication | January 7, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace sets out its expectations and priorities for the Czech Republic’s EU Presidency for the first six months of 2009, with a specific focus on climate and energy issues.

Strong EU support for Arctic 30 does not go unnoticed

Blog entry by jdenblan | October 25, 2013

Parliaments in democracies the world over are places of vigorous discussion and sometimes fierce debate. Views on either side of the political spectrum are often radically divergent. With members from political parties in all of the...

Beware the omniscient scientific adviser

Blog entry by Dr. Paul Johnston | July 25, 2014

Are Europe’s polluters demanding more scrutiny of their operations? Well, unsurprisingly, no, but industry lobbyists putting pressure on the European Commission to increase the power of its chief scientific adviser does sound...

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Topic | January 11, 2012 at 17:04

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TTIP is not about trade, it's about us

Blog entry by Susan Cohen Jehoram | February 22, 2016

European and American trade negotiators have a tough week ahead of them. They are meeting behind closed doors to negotiate a new Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) We want to put an end to these negotiations...

Evaluation: The Swedish Presidency gets a red card for environmental failure

Publication | December 22, 2009 at 12:03

In June 2009, Greenpeace ranked Sweden’s preparation ahead of its six months as EU president with the red and yellow card system used in football. Greenpeace found that Sweden was already playing a dangerous game in a number of environmental...

Greening part three of the proposed draft constitution of the European Union.

Publication | June 17, 2003 at 0:00

The current revision of the European Treaties and the drafting of a Constitution for the European Union creates a unique opportunity to provide the EU with legal frameworks for truly innovative policies that would make the EU the world leader in...

Greenpeace briefing document for EU Environment Council, Luxembourg, 28 June 2007

Press release | June 27, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Among the many items that environment ministers will consider on Thursday, four are of significant importance for the protection of the global environment: 1) the review of the EU emissions trading scheme, 2) the vote on a...

Honouring courage and compassion: Peace Day 2015

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | September 22, 2015

I was 22 years old when I had to leave my homeland, South Africa. I had no choice. I was living underground for a year by then, to avoid being arrested. This was 1987, in the midst of one of the most bloody and violent periods in the...

letter from Energy Intensive Industries

Publication | May 9, 2011 at 14:39

letter from Energy Intensive Industries

BE position paper

Publication | May 9, 2011 at 15:07

EUROPEAN BUSINESS RECOMMENDATIONS ON EU POLICIES FOR CLIMATE AND ENERGY

BE Letter to President Schauvliege

Publication | May 9, 2011 at 15:09

BE Letter to President Schauvliege

BP position letter

Publication | May 9, 2011 at 15:12

BP position letter

ACEI letter

Publication | May 9, 2011 at 15:13

ACEI letter

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