Climate Action Leadership

Climate Change Leadership

During the European Green Party’s 34th Council, the European Greens gathered to agree on leadership for global climate action, building resilient cities and regions, a path to end energy poverty in Europe, the role of electric vehicles in the mobility transition, and pushing for stronger implementation of European environmental legislation.  In the months after the global…

World Cannot Afford to Fail


European Parliament President David Sassoli, speaking ahead of the COP26 summit in Glasgow, says the world “cannot afford” to fail at this week’s big summit “In just a few hours COP26 will begin in Glasgow. We cannot afford for it to fail. The UN Emissions Gap report makes clear that the current national plans to…

Statement by President von der Leyen following her phone call with President of the United States Joe Biden

“I was glad to speak to President Biden this afternoon – the first of many exchanges and the start of a good personal partnership.” “As a symbol of this fresh start, President Biden and I agreed to suspend all our tariffs imposed in the context of the Airbus-Boeing disputes, both on aircraft and non-aircraft products,…

Climate Targets

The European Environment Agency (EEA) has presented its trend report on climate and energy targets in Europe.  Jutta Paulus, Green member of the Environment Committee and deputy member of the Industry, Research and Energy Committee, said one positive aspect is that already in 2019, emissions were lowered by four percent compared to the previous year….