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EU waters down chemicals reform

Feature story | 29 October, 2003 at 1:00

Important new laws in Europe have been announced this week to address the current flawed and inadequate rules governing chemicals harmful to health and the environment. While the new laws represent a step forward, heavy chemical industry lobbying...

Chemical giants guilty of “corrosive lobbying” in attempt to water down vital EU...

Press release | 4 May, 2006 at 2:00

Large chemicals firms representing private business interests have led a concerted push to undermine and destroy EU attempts to protect the public from hazardous chemicals, a Greenpeace report released today has revealed.

Joint Declaration by EU, others: The Way Forward on Renewable Energy

Publication | 4 September, 2002 at 2:00

In response to inaction by the Earth Summit, a "coalition of the willing" is being formed to carve a path forward toward a renewable energy future.

Greenpeace protesters stop illegal logging in Poland’s Białowieża Forest

Press release | 29 August, 2017 at 18:41

Warsaw, 29 August 2017 - Peaceful activists from 12 European countries, brought together by Greenpeace Poland, have put themselves in the way of state-run logging machinery which is violating a July 27th EU Court of Justice interim ban on logging...

TTIP is not about trade, it's about us

Blog entry by Susan Cohen Jehoram | 22 February, 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...

Greenpeace activists block secret TTIP talks

Press release | 22 February, 2016 at 14:46

Brussels, 22 February 2016 – Greenpeace activists from seven countries today blocked the entrances to the Brussels building where EU and US negotiators were due to hold secret talks for a trade deal that would give multinational corporations...

We can’t just recycle our way out of the plastic pollution crisis

Blog entry by Elvira Jiménez | 19 January, 2018 1 comment

Plastics are in the air. Not only literally . Everyone's talking about plastic pollution and the need to take action. You don’t need to be conducting a scientific research to see that plastic waste is invading our environment,...

No climate bail-out from European Summit

Feature story | 20 March, 2009 at 1:00

EU governments may feel that they are world leaders on climate change, but they lag far behind the science and the growing world movement of people demanding serious action. European heads of state agreed to raise money for developing countries...

Do you know what's in your food?

Feature story | 16 December, 2002 at 1:00

It would seem a easy choice. In most countriesIt would seem an easy choice. In most countries you can see on the label what is in the food you buy, how much sugar it contains or the amount of fat. When it comes to a contentious issue as...

Europe votes to accept world's strictest GMO labelling

Feature story | 3 July, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace welcomed a European Parliament vote for tightened regulations which give consumers and farmers in Europe the choice to accept or reject GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in the food they eat and the feed they use.

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