A leaked European Commission proposal reveals that the EU is not serious about ending the protection of fossil fuels under the controversial Energy Charter Treaty.
A UK gas company, Ascent Resources, has officially begun procedures to start an investor dispute against Slovenia for taking measures to protect its groundwater from fracking, in a case that could see the country paying out tens of millions of euros in damages, under the controversial Energy Char
The EU trade and investment policy benefits big business, at the expense of workers, consumers and our environment.
We urgently need a trade policy that puts sustainability at its heart and contributes to protecting our environment and climate.
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Genuine, just solutions to climate change
Less is more: reducing energy consumption for a safer planet and better homes
Oil and gas exploration, and mining
Delivering a just transition to a 100% renewable, no nuclear, super energy-efficient, zero-fossil-fuel Europe by 2030
Creating a future powered by clean, fossil-free, community owned energy
Making multinational companies accountable for harm they cause anywhere in the world
When EU and international policy-making is overly influenced by business and interest groups
Our rights, and how we can shape society
The weakening of vital protections to please big business
EU trade and investment policy should start to put people before profit
Food and farming in Europe and its global impacts
Genetically modified crops and organisms
Standing up for our right to nature
Rethinking plastic, and reducing, reusing and recycling resources
Europe’s consumption of land, materials, water and carbon