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Greenpeace European Unit is part of the international Greenpeace network, active in over 55 countries worldwide and with more than three million supporters. Based in Brussels, we monitor and analyse the work of the EU institutions, expose deficient EU policies and laws, and challenge EU decision-makers to implement progressive solutions. We value our independence and do not accept donations from governments, the EU, businesses or political parties.

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Greenpeace response to EU measures against impact of heatwave on farming

Press release | August 2, 2018 at 16:31

The European Commission has announced measures in response to drought conditions in Europe.

New GMOs cannot escape testing and labelling under EU law, EU court rules

Press release | July 25, 2018 at 12:20

Brussels – A new brand of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), derived from so-called gene editing techniques, must comply with risk assessment, traceability and labelling requirements under EU GMO law, the European Court of Justice ruled on...

Unauthorised GMO field trial exposed as EU takes hands-off approach, Greenpeace

Press release | July 24, 2018 at 10:00

Brussels – Media reports in Belgium have exposed an unauthorised field trial of an experimental genetically modified maize in Flanders, preempting a ruling on the classification of a new brand of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) by the...

Stuck in 1957: EU court rejects challenge to state aid for Hinkley nuclear plant

Press release | July 12, 2018 at 10:14

The EU General Court has rejected a challenge by Austria and Luxembourg to a European Commission decision to allow UK state subsidies for the construction and operation of the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant.

EU court tells Germany to cut the crap

Press release | June 21, 2018 at 12:01

The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has ruled that Germany breached EU law by allowing manure runoff from farms to pollute water.

EU overturns barriers to rooftop revolution but renewable target falls short of...

Press release | June 14, 2018 at 6:50

Brussels – Solar panels could soon cover millions more rooftops in Europe, after the EU reached a deal on Wednesday to make it easier for households to play a part in the renewable energy transition, said Greenpeace.

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