Does the new EU farm policy measure up?29/06/2021
The new EU farm policy is strikingly similar to the previous one which failed to deliver environmental improvements.
The EU Renewable Energy Directive recast27/05/2021
The European Union’s (EU) Renewable Energy Directive has had a devastating effect on forests, but is now being amended aspart of the European Green Deal. This is a major opportunity…
New GMOs: danger ahead31/03/2021
In this briefing, Greenpeace warns that the use of so-called gene(or genome) editing techniques like CRISPR-Cas could not only exacerbate the negative effects of industrial farming on nature, animals and…
Putting Europe back on track26/03/2021
Underinvestment in Europe’s existing railway infrastructure is already one of the greatest constraints for the rail sector. Misdirecting Covid recovery funding could make this problem insurmountable. Governments and public authorities…
Ending SLAPPs: strategic lawsuits against public participation08/06/2020
Together with over a 100 NGOs, we have published a policy paper on how the EU should end gag lawsuits, also known as SLAPPs.
Erosion of civil society space across the EU04/05/2020
Over the last years, fundamental rights and the rule of law have increasingly come under pressure in the European Union (EU). This has also impacted civil society organisations, which fulfil…
Scrap the CAP: a fresh start for Europe’s food system04/05/2020
We already knew the global food system was broken. Controlled by corporate powers, it drives destruction of natural ecosystems and contributes massively to climate breakdown.
How to Join the Light and Shadow Climate Strike22/04/2020
Hundreds of organisations, including Greenpeace are working with Working with Fridays for Future, 2020 Rebelión por el Clima and Alianza por el Clima call to organise a global climate action…
Five demands for a just transition towards aviation de-growth and clean transport solutions22/04/2020
Returning to 'normal' cannot be an option - aviation de-growth is necessary to restrict global heating to 1,5°C and limit climate breakdown. This crisis must be the starting point for…
Save small farmers and stop public money for factory farming to avoid pandemics16/04/2020
The EU and European national governments must save small farmers but block any support for industrial animal farming in rescue packages or other public subsidies, to lower the risk