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Man walking on planet with sun rise in front of him

EU mayors deserve stronger support in their fight against climate change, say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats are strongly committed to deliver on the COP 21 UN Climate Change Agreement adopted in Paris in 2015, in which 195 nations set out a global action plan to limit global...
Spirit, wine, beer bottles

Alcohol should also have labelling on ingredients and nutritional values

At a plenary vote to update the 2008 EU Spirits Regulation, Socialists and Democrats called for an end to the exemption of spirit drinks from the Food Information Regulation, so that they are also...
bees honeycomb

S&Ds demand a ban on the pesticides that kill bees and threaten biodiversity

Today the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) published a risk assessment report confirming that certain substances used in pesticides - neonicotinoids clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam -...
climate change

S&D Euro MPs back the EU's Foreign Minsters' decision on climate diplomacy

S&D Euro MPs today welcomed the EU foreign affairs ministers’ commitment to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Knut Fleckenstein...
Light bulb with stocks and shares chart behind it

No one should be left behind in the transition to a new electricity market, say S&Ds

The electricity market in Europe has been deeply transformed in the last decade. From the old monopolies controlling the entire chain from production to the final consumer, we are now in a landscape...