8 July 2020

The European Commission has fallen for the fossil fuel industry's hydrogen hype with its proposals for a 'European Hydrogen Strategy' published today, says Friends of the Earth Europe.

7 July 2020

A critical flaw in the design of an EU law on energy infrastructure has helped the fossil fuel industry pocket over €1 billion in EU taxpayer funds for gas projects, Friends of the Earth Europe and Food & Water Action Europe analysis shows. [1]

The analysis comes as a majority of MEPs are set to vote on Friday (July 10) to call to revise the controversial 'trans-European energy infrastructure' (TEN-E) regulation. 

25 June 2020

Stories from the frontlines of climate hope

All over Europe, people are rising up to fix climate breakdown – demanding urgent transformation to a fair, fossil free future. Communities, cities and people are at the forefront of building community-owned renewable energy, creating green jobs, and tackling energy poverty.

Here is one such story from the frontlines of climate hope, from Spain.

19 June 2020

As EU heads of government today deliberate the EU’s proposed €750 billion coronavirus recovery package by teleconference, Friends of the Earth Europe warns they risk a rebound to business-as-usual, which would put global warming targets beyond reach.

8 June 2020

Stories of solidarity under coronavirus

Coronavirus hasn’t affected everyone equally. We're sharing stories from across our European and global network of what lockdown and life under coronavirus look like around the world. Hearing from those who are among the worst affected, and how they are taking action.

Estonia
29 May 2020

This is a ground-breaking moment for the future of Europe but the bloc’s recovery package falls short of building a fairer future. 

By Jagoda Munić, director, Friends of the Earth Europe. First published on Thomson Reuters Foundation.

18 May 2020

The Energy Charter Treaty takes an axe to climate action 

By Thomas Dauphin, trade campaigner, Friends of the Earth Europe

15 May 2020

Stories from the frontlines of climate hope

All over Europe, people are rising up to fix climate breakdown – demanding urgent transformation to a fair, fossil free future. Communities, cities and people are at the forefront of building community-owned renewable energy, creating green jobs, and tackling energy poverty.

Here is one such story from the frontlines of climate hope, from Ukraine.

27 April 2020

Boosting the clean energy transition can help our economies recover.

Blog by Molly Walsh, Climate justice campaigner for Friends of the Earth Europe, originally published in Common Dreams.

23 April 2020

To weather the COVID-19 crisis, Europe’s energy poor urgently need a green bailout - providing decent, zero-carbon homes for all.

Blog by Clémence Hutin, Climate justice campaigner for Friends of the Earth Europe, and coordinator of the Right to Energy coalition. Originally published in Euractiv.

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