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04-05-2022

France’s new united Left says climate more important than EU rules

Ecological planning and a "golden climate rule" that aims to establish environmental primacy over EU law are key to the programme of France's new Green-Left Union spearheaded by Jean-Luc Mélenchon's La France Insoumise. EURACTIV France reports.
Elections 03-05-2022

French Greens defend pact with Mélenchon’s party ahead of legislatives

Ahead of France's upcoming June legislative elections, the Greens have found themselves defending their new partnership with Jean-Luc Mélenchon's party amid accusations that it is compromising when it comes to the EU. EURACTIV France reports.
Elections 13-01-2022

EU, climate, social justice at core of Jadot’s Green presidential project

Yannick Jadot, the Green party candidate in the French presidential elections, has put Europe at the core of his presidential project. While this comes as no surprise, seducing the not-so- pro-EU French electorate with such an approach will be difficult.

Europe hit by green wave

The mobilisation of young people for climate change is accompanied by a growing sense of climate urgency, which was reflected at the ballot boxes in several European countries on Sunday (26 May). EURACTIV France reports.
EU Elections 2019 26-05-2019

France posts surprising results in the European elections

In France, President Emmanuel Macron's party failed to defeat Marine Le Pen’s far-right Rassemblement National. Surprisingly, the Greens became the third largest French force in the new European Parliament. EURACTIV France reports.
EU Elections 2014 08-04-2014

French Greens campaign on the ‘Europe of solutions’

In the lead up to the European elections, France's Greens are focusing on water and air quality, issues that can only be solved at the European level. EURACTIV France reports.