10 September 2012

Report by Anna Cortesi, Young Friends of the Earth Cyprus

Young Friends of the Earth Cyprus, along with Pancyprian Association of Organic Farmers organized a protest demonstration last Sunday, 9th of September, in Limassol's medieval castle square, in light of the present Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) of the EU.

7 September 2012

On 19th September, Young Friends of the Earth Europe's 50 days of action for reCAP start. On this day, the Good Food March will also be arriving in Brussels.

6 September 2012

This sunday 9th September, Young Friends of the Earth Cyprus have a day of actions planned to kick off Young Friends of the Earth Europe's reCAP campaign.

Their actions will be taking place at Limassol Castle Square from 18:00- 22:00, to coincide with a dinner being held for a number of EU politicians, currently in Cyprus as part of talks for the EU presidency.

3 September 2012

We're back from another great Young Friends of the Earth Europe summer camp.

This year we had the great pleasure of spending six days at the As Corcerizas Environemntal education centre up in the mounatins of Galicia, Spain.

Check out more of our photos on the Young Friends of the Earth photo gallery.

31 August 2012

LONDON / BANGKOK – Today, young people across Europe expressed outrage as the EU revealed its intention to stick to an embarrassingly weak CO2 reduction target of 20% by 2020.

At an informal session of the UN climate negotiations in Bangkok, Thailand, the EU announced the plan, explaining that "25% is not reality, it is wishful thinking." This is despite repeated warnings from the scientific community that sticking the current pledge of 20% will risk a catastrophic 6°C global temperature rise.

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