How to make Europe’s cities more liveable for people - not cars

September 2021

To achieve deep and permanent cuts in air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, cars must become the exception in cities, not the rule. Bold political action will be needed at…

Activists challenge EU ministers to tackle impact of transport on climate crisis

June 2019

Luxembourg, 6 June 2019 — Activists from Germany, Poland, Belgium and Greenpeace Luxembourg are peacefully demonstrating outside a meeting of EU Transport Ministers in Luxembourg with a crashed car and…

Media briefing: EU’s last chance to tackle climate change

November 2018

The European Commission is expected to publish its proposal for a long-term EU strategy on climate change on Wednesday, 28 November. This proposal will set the stage for negotiations between…

What a difference a week makes

October 2018

It started in the early hours of Monday morning. I rolled out of bed and tiptoed to the kitchen table to stare at my laptop bleary-eyed: 3.04 am in Brussels,…

Ten years left to say goodbye to petrol, diesel and conventional hybrid cars

September 2018

If Europe is to honour its commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement to limit global warming to 1.5°C, sales of petrol, diesel and conventional hybrid cars must end

Greenpeace activists bare their lungs for clean air

January 2018

Commission ordered Member States to explain inaction on dangerous air pollution Brussels – Nine Greenpeace activists baring their lungs on their chests demanded “Clean Air Now” outside a closed-door emergency…