Friends of the Earth Europe – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com EU news and policy debates across languages Tue, 09 Apr 2019 05:01:48 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/ea_favicon_16x16.png Friends of the Earth Europe – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com 32 32 EU protein plan: will the cure be worse than the disease? https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/opinion/eu-protein-plan-will-the-cure-be-worse-than-the-disease/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/opinion/eu-protein-plan-will-the-cure-be-worse-than-the-disease/#respond Mon, 17 Dec 2018 06:21:02 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1299976 https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/opinion/eu-protein-plan-will-the-cure-be-worse-than-the-disease/feed/ 0 UN’s latest stark climate report is proof the EU must end fossil fuel age https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/uns-latest-stark-climate-report-is-proof-the-eu-must-end-fossil-fuel-age/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/uns-latest-stark-climate-report-is-proof-the-eu-must-end-fossil-fuel-age/#comments Tue, 09 Oct 2018 05:23:24 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1277612 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/uns-latest-stark-climate-report-is-proof-the-eu-must-end-fossil-fuel-age/feed/ 2 The EU needs to speak up to avoid ‘backdoor’ GMOs on our plates https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/opinion/the-eu-needs-to-speak-up-to-avoid-backdoor-gmos-on-our-plates/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/opinion/the-eu-needs-to-speak-up-to-avoid-backdoor-gmos-on-our-plates/#respond Wed, 16 May 2018 05:29:52 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1237887 https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/opinion/the-eu-needs-to-speak-up-to-avoid-backdoor-gmos-on-our-plates/feed/ 0 There’s no escape from the ‘economics of enough’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/theres-no-escape-from-the-economics-of-enough/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/theres-no-escape-from-the-economics-of-enough/#respond Wed, 28 Mar 2018 04:09:09 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1225344 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/theres-no-escape-from-the-economics-of-enough/feed/ 0 UN Treaty negotiations: A chance for the EU to champion human rights https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/opinion/un-treaty-negotiations-a-chance-for-the-eu-to-champion-human-rights/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/opinion/un-treaty-negotiations-a-chance-for-the-eu-to-champion-human-rights/#respond Thu, 02 Nov 2017 07:28:49 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1188374 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/opinion/un-treaty-negotiations-a-chance-for-the-eu-to-champion-human-rights/feed/ 0 Multilateral Investment Court: an utterly flawed and unjust system https://www.euractiv.com/section/all/opinion/multilateral-investment-court-an-utterly-flawed-and-unjust-system/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/all/opinion/multilateral-investment-court-an-utterly-flawed-and-unjust-system/#respond Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:02:28 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1182800 https://www.euractiv.com/section/all/opinion/multilateral-investment-court-an-utterly-flawed-and-unjust-system/feed/ 0 Juncker’s secret 6th scenario already exists https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/opinion/junckers-secret-6th-scenario-already-exists/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/opinion/junckers-secret-6th-scenario-already-exists/#respond Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:34:54 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1173797 https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/opinion/junckers-secret-6th-scenario-already-exists/feed/ 0 Future of Europe debate lacks vision one year after Brexit https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/opinion/future-of-europe-debate-lacks-vision-one-year-after-brexit/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/opinion/future-of-europe-debate-lacks-vision-one-year-after-brexit/#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:52:52 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1156238 https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/opinion/future-of-europe-debate-lacks-vision-one-year-after-brexit/feed/ 0 Commission must double efforts towards a sustainable financial system https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/opinion/commission-must-double-efforts-towards-a-sustainable-financial-system-2/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/opinion/commission-must-double-efforts-towards-a-sustainable-financial-system-2/#respond Tue, 13 Jun 2017 04:37:03 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1152969 system that Europe needs, writes Anne van Schaik.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/opinion/commission-must-double-efforts-towards-a-sustainable-financial-system-2/feed/ 0 A healthy environment means healthy citizens and a more vibrant EU https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/opinion/a-healthy-environment-means-healthy-citizens-and-a-more-vibrant-eu/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/opinion/a-healthy-environment-means-healthy-citizens-and-a-more-vibrant-eu/#respond Fri, 07 Apr 2017 03:58:50 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1136097 World Health Day, nature is an overlooked remedy, argues Magda Stoczkiewicz.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/opinion/a-healthy-environment-means-healthy-citizens-and-a-more-vibrant-eu/feed/ 0 Bayer-Monsanto’s ugly offspring 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Binding rules for business, rights for people https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/opinion/binding-rules-for-business-rights-for-people/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/opinion/binding-rules-for-business-rights-for-people/#respond Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:16:31 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1095439 https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/opinion/binding-rules-for-business-rights-for-people/feed/ 0 Will bioplastics repeat the biofuels saga? https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/opinion/will-bioplastics-repeat-the-biofuels-saga/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/opinion/will-bioplastics-repeat-the-biofuels-saga/#respond Thu, 09 Feb 2017 09:46:12 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1089124 It took years for politicians to wake up to the destructive impact of biofuels, in no small part because of their green-sounding name. With bioplastics we risk falling into the same trap, argues Meadhbh Bolger.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/opinion/will-bioplastics-repeat-the-biofuels-saga/feed/ 0 New GM crops once again fail the safety test https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/opinion/new-gm-crops-once-again-fail-the-safety-test/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/opinion/new-gm-crops-once-again-fail-the-safety-test/#comments Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:10:08 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1061033 https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/opinion/new-gm-crops-once-again-fail-the-safety-test/feed/ 3 Wallonia’s red card for CETA is a chance for the EU to be a beacon to the world https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/wallonias-stand-on-ceta-is-good-for-europe-and-the-world/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/wallonias-stand-on-ceta-is-good-for-europe-and-the-world/#comments Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:11:35 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1052028 https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/wallonias-stand-on-ceta-is-good-for-europe-and-the-world/feed/ 5 There’s silver lining in Brexit for the EU’s climate and energy plans https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/theres-silver-lining-in-brexit-for-the-eus-climate-and-energy-plans/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/theres-silver-lining-in-brexit-for-the-eus-climate-and-energy-plans/#respond Mon, 18 Jul 2016 08:03:03 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1022225 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/theres-silver-lining-in-brexit-for-the-eus-climate-and-energy-plans/feed/ 0 Commission fails ‘Better Regulation’ test on Circular Economy Package https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/commission-fails-better-regulation-test-on-circular-economy-package/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/commission-fails-better-regulation-test-on-circular-economy-package/#respond Wed, 18 May 2016 13:58:55 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=980807 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/commission-fails-better-regulation-test-on-circular-economy-package/feed/ 0 Time has come for the European Parliament to tackle conflicts of interest https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/opinion/time-has-come-for-the-european-parliament-to-tackle-conflicts-of-interest/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/opinion/time-has-come-for-the-european-parliament-to-tackle-conflicts-of-interest/#respond Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:28:32 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=971849 https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/opinion/time-has-come-for-the-european-parliament-to-tackle-conflicts-of-interest/feed/ 0 Commission pushing catastrophically inadequate action on Paris agreement https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/commissions-pushing-catastrophically-inadequate-action-on-paris-agreement/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/commissions-pushing-catastrophically-inadequate-action-on-paris-agreement/#comments Wed, 02 Mar 2016 11:08:30 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=942108 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/commissions-pushing-catastrophically-inadequate-action-on-paris-agreement/feed/ 1 TTIP’s proposed Investment Court System should fool no one https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/ttips-proposed-investment-court-system-should-fool-no-one/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/ttips-proposed-investment-court-system-should-fool-no-one/#respond Mon, 22 Feb 2016 13:45:12 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=936883 https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/ttips-proposed-investment-court-system-should-fool-no-one/feed/ 0 Financiers fanning the flames of Indonesia’s forest fires https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/financiers-fanning-the-flames-of-indonesia-s-forest-fires/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/financiers-fanning-the-flames-of-indonesia-s-forest-fires/#respond Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:29:46 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=887463 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/financiers-fanning-the-flames-of-indonesia-s-forest-fires/feed/ 0 Why the EU must ditch gas in favour of efficiency and renewables https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/opinion/why-the-eu-must-ditch-gas-in-favour-of-efficiency-and-renewables/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/opinion/why-the-eu-must-ditch-gas-in-favour-of-efficiency-and-renewables/#respond Tue, 17 Nov 2015 12:48:02 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=884576 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/opinion/why-the-eu-must-ditch-gas-in-favour-of-efficiency-and-renewables/feed/ 0