Tag: Jo Leinen

Member states must deliver on #climate action

Member states must deliver on #climate action

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

“The member states should find a common position to strengthen the emission trading system,” says S&D-Member of the European Parliament Jo Leinen prior to the Council meeting on 28th February. “The minister should agree to significantly reduce the surplus of certificates in the market. This is one of the European Parliament’s demands of the plenary vote two […]

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Roundtable on #EnergyPoverty

Roundtable on #EnergyPoverty

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Over a billion people globally lack access to basic electricity. A billion. Since the developed world takes electricity for granted, it becomes almost difficult to identify with the effects which hinder an ability to improve in areas like healthcare and education. While this is a “global issue,” Europe has been impacted as well. MEP Theresa […]

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Jo Leinen: #EU should not accept new US-Ambassador

Jo Leinen: #EU should not accept new US-Ambassador

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

“The European Union should refuse to accredit the designated US Ambassador to the EU, Ted Malloch”, says Jo Leinen (S&D), Member of the Foreign Affairs committee in the European Parliament. Ted Malloch‘s latest remarks about the EU show he is unfit for the job. “What we don’t need now is an obstructionist who dreams of the end […]

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Commission puts #EUClimate targets at risk

Commission puts #EUClimate targets at risk

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Commission’s energy package could slow down renewable energy growth. Companies, but also private consumers and citizen’s cooperatives need clarity for their investments into renewable energies, warns S&D-Member of the European Parliament Jo Leinen ahead of tomorrow’s presentation of the Commission’s energy law proposals. “Market access for renewable energies should not be hampered. And […]

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EU and #China should join forces at #COP22 in Marrakech

EU and #China should join forces at #COP22 in Marrakech

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The EU and China should join forces at COP22 in Marrakech in order to move forward the Paris agreement, pointed out S&D-Member of the European Parliament Jo Leinen after Donald Trump won the US presidential election. “Trump’s victory will undoubtedly have severe consequences on the way of tackling climate change at global level”, commented Jo Leinen […]

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Lima Climate Summit ‘must be a success because the Earth is at risk’

Lima Climate Summit ‘must be a success because the Earth is at risk’

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 26 November, the European Parliament called for urgent and effective measures to curb global warming because “climate change represents an urgent and potentially irreversible threat to human societies, biodiversity and the planet, and therefore, must be addressed at international level”.The Parliament adopted a resolution calling on the EU negotiators attending the upcoming UN climate […]

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European Youth Forum launches European Election campaign that calls on MEP candidates to make a ‘Pledge to Youth’

European Youth Forum launches European Election campaign that calls on MEP candidates to make a ‘Pledge to Youth’

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

On 15 October, the European Youth Forum launched its European election campaign with a panel debate on ‘Youth and the European Elections’ held at the European Parliament. The debate featured contributions from high-level MEPs such as Doris Pack MEP, chairwoman of the European Parliament’s Culture and Education Committee and European Movement International President Jo Leinen. The […]

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