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The Parliament wants a 40% reduction of cars’ CO2 emissions by 2030

Today the plenary of the European Parliament backed an ambitious report drafted by S&D MEP Miriam Dalli calling for a 40% cut of cars’ and vans’ CO2 emissions by 2030. The goal of the report is...
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S&Ds demand a progressive EU policy to develop blockchain and similar technologies

Digital innovation is growing at an exponential pace and it can have positive but also negative effects on society. Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament want to make sure that...
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S&Ds call for a radical shift for Europe along the UN 2030 Agenda

On the occasion of the third anniversary of the adoption of the UN 2030 Agenda, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann stresses the urgent need for a change in European policies towards sustainability...
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Key committees back the deal reached by S&Ds on Energy Efficiency and Renewables

Today, the industry and environment committees backed the deal on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, negotiated by S&D MEPs Miroslav Poche and José Blanco respectively. The final agreement...
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Final deal is reached for a new governance of the EU Energy Union

Socialists and Democrats welcome the agreement reached yesterday evening between the European Parliament and the EU Council for a new Governance of the Energy Union Regulation. In the absence of...
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S&Ds secure an energy efficiency target of 32.5% by 2030

The European Parliament's negotiators reached a final deal with the EU Council to ensure an ambitious target to increase energy efficiency in the EU. After lengthy negotiations, S&D MEPs secured...
S&Ds call for a strong Energy Union that can provide affordable energy for all

S&D MEP Jose Blanco reached a deal to ensure ambitious targets for renewable energy

After months of difficult negotiations, in the small hours of this morning the Parliament’s negotiator, José Blanco, reached a final deal with the EU Council to ensure an ambitious target to increase...

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