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Man spraying Glyphosate herbicide on fields

S&Ds make public health the priority and want the EU to phase out glyphosate

The Socialists and Democrats in the environment and health committee in the European Parliament today voted on a resolution to phase out glyphosate within three years. This substance is the most...
Smart buildings energy graph

S&Ds push for smart buildings that will save energy and contribute to clean transport

Buildings eat up around 40% of the total energy used in the European Union and a big part of it still relies on fossil fuels. Improving building energy performance would lead to lower energy bills...
Globe and telecoms arrows pointing out of globe

Competition and consumer rights must be ensured by new EU telecoms rules, say S&Ds

Sweeping innovation keeps changing the telecoms landscape and demands an urgent update of the EU regulatory framework, which was last revised in 2009. Yesterday evening the industry and research...
Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation

S&D MEP Soledad Cabezón calls for a bigger role of society in FP9, after Horizon 2020

The EU is currently implementing its biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever, the Horizon 2020 programme, with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). However,...