Tag Archives: climate change


EU must now push ahead with aviation ETS after freezing strategy backfires

A meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) today concluded with a set of decisions on the question of airline emissions, following challenges to the EU’s inclusion of aviation in its emissions trading scheme (1). The Greens expressed regret at the outcome, which postpones action on global measures and […]

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The Arctic melt conference: A wake up call, NOT a business opportunity!

In 2010 the Canadian Arctic experienced its warmest year on record. At the end of 2012, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced that the Arctic Sea ice is at record low. Suddenly the area's resources- oil, gas, iron ore, uranium, even diamonds- have never seemed so accessible. Energy and mining […]

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The role of the EU in the next COP19 and COP20

Watch the speech in European parliament plenary session.

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Video: UN climate conference in Doha

Watch the interview by Satu Hassi and bas Eickhout here.

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EU climate policy needs to come out of slumber

  The European Parliament today adopted a resolution setting out its position on the forthcoming UN climate summit in Doha (COP18) and its demands for the EU position. Commenting on the outcome, Green MEP Satu Hassi, who will represent the Greens on the EP delegation to the COP18, said: “It […]

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Greens/EFA group demands for the COP 18 in Qatar

The Greens/EFA regrets the lack of progress by the EU on both mitigation and ensuring the continuity of climate finance, and fears this could have serious implications for the credibility of the EU but also the overall UN efforts to tackle climate change. The Greens therefore, Durban Platform for Enhanced […]

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EU-Arctic strategy

An oil leak in the Arctic could have a devastating impact on the environment for hundreds of years, warns Satu Hassi. While the world’s attention is turning to the yet unexplored natural resources in the Arctic, the region’s unique environment risks paying the price of our addiction to fossil fuels. […]

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Low carbon roadmap 2050

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Durban – COP17

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Durban – developing countries and climate aid

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