About: Monica Frassoni

Energy 27-06-2014

Why is our energy efficiency discussion so unambitious?

The European Commission seems fixed on an unambitious energy efficiency strategy, despite member state protests and the consequences for growth, security, jobs and emissions.  It is not too late to change path, writes Monica Frassoni.
Energy 04-02-2014

MEPs’ 2030 vote should be based on fact, not fiction

The real competitiveness of Europe’s industry depends on reducing energy intensity levels, not killing investment in the green collar jobs of tomorrow, argues Monica Frassoni.

Is Barroso dodging the climate fight?

The message that European Commission President José Manuel Barroso delivered yesterday (8 December) to French media regarding the possibility of a non-binding agreement emerging from Copenhagen sends a troubling signal to activists and negotiators aiming to broker a compromise solution in the ongoing climate talks, argues Monica Frassoni, spokesperson of the European Green Party, in a Blogactiv post.
Development Policy 10-11-2009

Can Europe Lead The Copenhagen Negotiations?

The EU is simply not strong enough to push the world towards an ambitious agreement, writes Monica Frassoni, Spokesperson of the European Green Party, in a November post on Blogactiv.