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Sheep squashed in lorry on road

S&Ds: Live animal transport must be humane. Animal welfare and food quality can’t be sacrificed

Following the revelation of abuses of the current legislation on transporting live animals, reported by the Animal Welfare Intergroup in the European Parliament, the S&D Group urges the European...
Man walking on planet with sun rise in front of him

EU mayors deserve stronger support in their fight against climate change, say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats are strongly committed to deliver on the COP 21 UN Climate Change Agreement adopted in Paris in 2015, in which 195 nations set out a global action plan to limit global...
low emission

Low-emission transport is crucial for a sustainable economic and social model, say S&Ds

The transport sector is responsible for almost a quarter of Europe’s greenhouse gas emissions. This is why the European Union must make an irreversible shift to a low-emission mobility if we want to...
S&Ds call for a strong Energy Union that can provide affordable energy for all

S&Ds want more ambitious legislation to promote the use of renewables in transport

"Today the Transport committee in the European Parliament rejected a lukewarm proposal on use of energy from renewable sources. The S&D Group could not support the opinion on the Industry and...