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Spray dan on wall - special committee on Monsanto papers

A special committee on glyphosate will be set up at the request of the S&Ds

Following the scandal of the Monsanto Papers and how the pesticide company tried to influence EU legislation, Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament requested that a special committee...
World, electric turbines and electric plug

S&Ds lead the EU’s transition to a clean energy model ensuring no one is left behind

Socialists and Democrats are leading the European transition towards a clean and sustainable economic and social model in which energy plays a central role. This is why, today, the S&D Group...
Plastic bottels and bags in ocean

All plastic should be recyclable and recycled in the near future, say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed the Commission’s strategy to reduce plastic waste. In line with S&D efforts to promote a transition to a circular economy -...
Newspaper word cuttings on energy and climate

Innovation should contribute to a fair transition towards a de-carbonised society, say S&Ds

Today the parliamentary committee on industry, research and energy passed important recommendations on how to use innovation to boost clean energy in the European Union. The goal of the Socialists...
airplane drawn in clouds with word CO2

ETS: Aviation deal puts pressure on ICAO to deliver real climate benefits

Greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation make a significant contribution to global climate change and its emissions and are one of the fastest growing sources of CO2. Reducing aviation...
Dieselgate car touchscreen is touched by car mechanic

S&Ds score victory on new rules to prevent another Dieselgate scandal

This morning, negotiators from the European Parliament, Commission and Council reached a political agreement on the first new EU law to prevent emissions cheating in the future. In response to the...

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