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Set-back in the fight against climate change as EPP crushes ambitious reform of Emission Trading System

S&Ds push forward measures to reduce emissions by 30% by 2030

Today S&D MEPs in the environment committee led a cross-party coalition to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions in the transport, agriculture and buildings sectors by 30% by 2030 compared to 2005...
MEPs and national governments agree on WiFi4EU – helping to bring free Wi-Fi to all Europeans, digitalunion, #DigitalUnion, Carlos Zorrinho,

MEPs and national governments agree on WiFi4EU – helping to bring free Wi-Fi to all Europeans

Negotiators of the European Parliament and national governments agreed late yesterday night on a plan dubbed WiFI4EU to offer free Wi-Fi connectivity in public spaces such as parks, squares and...
S&Ds welcome new EU rules to secure gas supplies in Europe, Security of Gas Supply, Theresa Griffin, S&D MEP, EU’s energy security, #EndEnergyPoverty,

S&Ds welcome new EU rules to secure gas supplies in Europe

The European Parliament and Council negotiators reached an agreement last night on the new Regulation on Security of Gas Supply. The new rules ensure a regionally co-ordinated shared approach to...
MEPs and national governments agree on WiFi4EU – helping to bring free Wi-Fi to all Europeans, digitalunion, #DigitalUnion, Carlos Zorrinho,

WiFi4EU - Free Wi-Fi for all Europeans

Today, the industry committee backed a plan to offer free Wi-Fi connectivity in public spaces such as parks, squares and public buildings everywhere in Europe through WiFi4EU. The initial 2017 to...
Socialists and Democrats make medical devices safer for European patients, Glenis Willmott, Unique Device Identification (UDI), Biljana Borzan MEP,

Socialists and Democrats make medical devices safer for European patients

Today, the European Parliament voted on a new law to tighten the requirements for medical devices. The new law will set rules for medical devices right through from design and manufacture to...