30 May 2007, Brussels - New documents obtained by Friends of the Earth reveal that the United States continues to pressure the EU to market new genetically modified (GM) crops and foods, despite the World Trade Organisation's recent verdict that the EU has a right to protect itself against GMOs. In an email exchange, US officials even insisted that the EU should steer clear of the term "GMOs" in order to minimize public opposition to its policies. 
One week before the European Union's new chemicals legislation - REACH - enters into force (1 June 2007) , European environmental, women's, health and consumer groups have warned in an open letter to the European Commission that REACH cannot be celebrated until it is strengthened to provide proper health and environmental protection.
Strasbourg, 21 May 2007 - The European Parliament is on the brink of backing an open market approach to trade that will give big European corporations great privileges at the expense of small businesses, farmers, workers and the environment, warned the Seattle to Brussels network today .
Strasbourg, lundi 21 mai 2007 - < Le Parlement européen est a deux doigts d'avaliser une stratégie commerciale qui conférera d'importants privileges aux grandes entreprises européennes aux dépens des petits entrepreneurs, des paysans, des travailleurs et de l'environnement >, souligne aujourd'hui le Réseau Seattle to Brussels.
May 8, 2007, BRUSSELS (BELGIUM), LONDON (UK), THE HAGUE (THE NETHERLANDS) - Complaints are being filed today, May 8, in three European countries against a shameless advert that makes exaggerated and misleading green claims about oil giant Shell's operations.
BANGKOK, THAILAND, 4 May 2007 - The world's leading scientists say governments can tackle climate change and that the solutions are affordable and available, in a key United Nations (UN) report published here today.
The report assesses many technologies that could be used to cut emissions of greenhouse gases, but does not make recommendations about which should be used. This report is the third in a series is part of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report.
Brussels, 3 May 2007 - In response to the news that Shell has defied a court order and continues to emit huge quantities of toxic and greenhouse gases in Nigeria by gas flaring, Friends of the Earth Europe has called on the European Commission to order European companies operating in the rest of the world to act according to European standards. 
Brussels, April 27 2007 - Ahead of the European Commission's own performance assessment, environmental groups today issued a critical verdict on the Commission's record in protecting and improving Europe's environment during the first half of its term in office, and laid out a series of recommendations for its remaining 21 years.