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S&Ds back deal with the Council to fine-tune the ETS market of allowances

Socialists and Democrats have strongly advocated for the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) as the flagship of Europe’s fight against climate change

  • greenhouse gas emissions
  • Miriam Dalli MEP
  • Jytte Guteland MEP
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Kathleen Van Brempt on the Monkeygate: It is time for the Commission to act and show car makers that they are not untouchable

At the request of the Socialists and Democrats, the European Parliament will discuss tonight the manipulation of scientific research by multinationals

  • climate
  • Dieselgate
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Dieselgate: One in four cars still on our roads two years on; member states must act

In its answer to a parliamentary question from S&D Group vice-president responsible for sustainable development, Kathleen Van Brempt, the European

  • climate
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Lorries and buses should contribute to curbing greenhouse gas emissions, says S&D MEP Damiano Zoffoli

Today the environment committee in the European Parliament backed a report aimed at reducing CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles. The EU is

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S&Ds regret lack of EU member states’ commitment to live up to the Paris climate goals

If the European Union wants to curb emissions, address climate change and meet the commitments made in Paris, member states must commit themselves

  • greenhouse gas emissions
  • Miriam Dalli MEP
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A special committee on glyphosate will be set up at the request of the S&Ds

Following the scandal of the Monsanto Papers and how the pesticide company tried to influence EU legislation, Socialists and Democrats in the European

  • climate
  • Kathleen Van Brempt MEP
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S&Ds lead the EU’s transition to a clean energy model ensuring no one is left behind

Socialists and Democrats are leading the European transition towards a clean and sustainable economic and social model in which energy plays a central

  • Kathleen Van Brempt MEP
  • #EndEnergyPoverty
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All plastic should be recyclable and recycled in the near future, say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed the Commission’s strategy to reduce plastic waste. In line with S&D efforts to

  • climate
  • Simona Bonafè
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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

  • Graswander-Hainz
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It’s disgraceful that member states turn a deaf ear to citizens on glyphosate, say S&Ds

The Group of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today strongly criticised the decision by member states to extend the licence of

  • carcinogen
  • Kathleen Van Brempt MEP