Successes

The Greens in the European Parliament are working hard to make the Green New Deal a reality, actively lobbying for the inclusion of Green New Deal objectives and policies in EU legislation and decisions taken by the European Parliament. This section details some of what we have already achieved.

Our work in the European Parliament:

 

 

The Common Fisheries Policy

Around three-quarters of all European fish stocks are overexploited. This overfishing threatens to decimate stocks to the...
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Energy efficiency directive

If the EU does not take measures to save energy, it will remain exposed to oil...
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Nuclear stress tests

The Fukushima accident proved again that nuclear energy production always bears unexpected risks. It showed that serious...
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The energy Roadmap 2050

Climate change may have been squeezed off the agenda by other issues, but the sense of urgency remains undiminished…
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Investment projects in energy infrastructure

It takes coordinated investment in energy infrastructure to combat climate change. A first step towards enhancing...
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Aid economic recovery by granting Community financial assistance to renewable energy and energy efficiency projects

In response to the economic crisis, the EU adopted a programme earmarking €4 billion for energy investment projects by the...
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Financial supervision package

In response to the financial crisis, and actually before it took over European sovereign debt markets, the European...
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Credit rating agencies

Credit rating agencies rate the investment risks associated with various financial products or their issuers...
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European standardisation

Standardisation is a key element for determining the functioning of big industrial markets like the EU's internal market...
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Marketing of construction products

Building or renovating a house has considerable environmental implications. More than half the energy consumed by European...
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Green Jobs (Developing the job potential of a new sustainable economy)

In 2010, unemployment in the EU reached an unprecedented level of around 10%. As the economic crisis continued to...
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European Social Fund

The European Social Fund (ESF) is the EU's most important tool for implementing social and labour market policies, domains...
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Women and business leadership

Less than 16% of all positions in corporate management bodies are occupied by women. This means women are heavily...
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