"Global Greens need to make the most of 2015": Elizabeth May's COP20 Report

21 December, 2014

COP20 in Lima was not an unmitigated disaster, but it fell short of launching us into the final sprint to Paris with anything that could be described as momentum. It should be understood not as a new “deal” for the climate, but as a 12-month work plan leading to COP21.

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Door opened to tar sands oil in Europe as MEPs fail to reject unclear law

20 December, 2014

The European Parliament today narrowly failed to reject new fuel quality rules proposed by the EU Commission, which do not include a separate methodology for assessing greenhouse gas emissions from tar sands oil (1).

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Green interview: Jacqueline Cremers

19 December, 2014

Interview with Jacqueline Cremers, Secretary General of the European Green Party who ends her mandate (second turn) in December 2014

Question: What do you see are the biggest challenges for the European Greens in the years to come?

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Acting together on climate change today

19 December, 2014

While Australia’s conservative, anti-science Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, fought to keep climate change off the agenda at the G20, world leaders and the community made sure it was a focus.

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A small step closer to Paris

19 December, 2014

The deal between China and the US raised expectations and caused a very positive mood at the start of the Lima negotiations.

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COP20 briefing #5

13 December, 2014

The Greens/EFA group's Terhi Lehtonen, Advisor on Environmental Issues, gives her 4th briefing from COP20, (See: briefing One

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