Climate & Energy

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TTIP covers many issues that impact citizens across the EU and USA. In this section you'll find articles, analysis and opinion pieces covering a range of concerns, themes and issues. Use the filter buttons to choose particular themes or languages.

17 January 2017

12 reasons the Green/EFA Group is opposed to CETA

You’ve heard a lot recently about the EU-US deal TTIP, which we’ve raised as threat to ordinary people on both sides of the Atlantic. Well there’s another transatlantic deal which will soon be voted on in the European Parliament that raises similar concerns. The EU-Canada agreement 'CETA' is a different beast to TTIP, but its contents are just as concerning. Here are some reasons why we’re worried. more

10 January 2017

MEPs warned: CETA threatens the environment and public health

Public interest groups highlight range of risks as ENVI committee votes on CETA support more

07 June 2016

EU laws protecting climate, health, considered “barriers to trade” according to US Department report

US Trade Representative targets range of EU laws in 2016 Trade Estimate Report highlighting what is at stake in TTIP more

25 May 2016

12 raisons de s’opposer au CETA

Depuis quelques temps, l’accord transatlantique entre l’Union européenne et les États-Unis (TTIP ou TAFTA) est sous le feu des projecteurs. Le groupe des Verts/ALE au Parlement européen travaille pour faire connaitre les menaces qu’il fait peser pour les citoyens des deux côtés de l’Atlantique et la mobilisation croît. Mauvaise nouvelle, un autre accord transatlantique, l'accord commercial avec le Canada (ou CETA), soulève des préoccupations similaires mais est à un stade plus avancé car il sera bientôt soumis au vote du Parlement européen. Voici quelques raisons pour lesquelles nous appelons à la mobilisation contre cet accord. more

22 April 2016

Open letter to President Obama

Re: Hannover Industrial Fair Visit, April 23 2016 more

23 January 2016

Le TTIP et la fin de nos ambitions environnementales

L’accord climatique de Paris balayé par les enjeux commerciaux more

19 May 2014

TTIP: a blueprint for climate catastrophe?

Leaked EU position paper calls for increase in US fossil fuel exports to Europe more

25 March 2014

No progress points to one thing: no need.

Both sides cannot compromise, nor should they. So lets quit while we’re ahead. more

24 March 2014

Obama's on his way to Brussels to negotiate a 'Polluters Pact'

TTIP a genuine threat to our environment, and our democracy. It's time to stop this polluters' pact in its tracks, before it's too late. more

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