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farmers looking at cows in a field

S&Ds present their vision for a revolutionary agricultural model fit for the 21st century

Agriculture and food supply have been at the core of the European project since the Treaty of Rome, 60 years ago. Today new challenges – such as globalisation, new technologies and climate change –...
letter C and green globe for O and letter P - COP23 in Bonn, Germany

We can all contribute to achieving the Paris goals, say S&D MEPs attending the COP 23 in Bonn

The Group of the Socialists and Democrats has been very active since the preparations for the COP 21 in Paris and is closely following the implementation of the commitments made two years ago. This...
Set-back in the fight against climate change as EPP crushes ambitious reform of Emission Trading System

S&Ds welcome final deal on the reform of the Emissions Trading System (ETS)

After lengthy negotiations, representatives of the European Parliament, the Commission and the EU Council yesterday evening finally reached an agreement to reform the EU Emissions Trading System. The...
electric car charging

S&Ds regret Commission's lack of ambition on the Mobility Package

The second set of proposals for the Mobility Package presented today by the European Commission lacks ambition regarding CO 2 targets for cars and vans, according to the Socialists and Democrats in...
magnifying glass over bank accounts

S&Ds back new rules for a stable securitisation market in Europe

Under the leadership of S&D Euro MP Paul Tang, the European Parliament today gave its green light to common rules on securitisation in Europe and the creation of a European label (STS) that...