european parliamentary elections 2019

the german green mep sven giegold, second from right, says the party will put climate policy ‘front and centre’

Greens to use EU election mandate to focus on climate crisis

Europe’s Greens, big winners in Sunday’s European elections, will use their newfound leverage in a fractured parliament to push an agenda of urgent climate action, social justice and civil liberties, the movement’s leaders say.

yanis varoufakis: ‘i think this a very optimistic moment.’

Yanis Varoufakis: Green New Deal can unite Europe’s progressives

A radical Green New Deal has the potential to unite progressives across Europe in the same way as nationalist and rightwing movements are mobilising around immigration and xenophobia, according to the former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis.

matteo salvini’s rightwing league party voted against almost all key climate proposals in the last eu parliament

Far-right MEPs could threaten EU climate policy, experts warn

Populist parties are expected to take up to a third of the parliamentary seats in Thursday’s vote, with Matteo Salvini’s League in contention to be the largest single party, and Marine Le Pen’s National Rally (RN) overtaking Emmanuel Macron’s La République En Marche in some polls.

daze aghaji is standing as a climate and ecological emergency independent (ceei) candidate

‘We can make a stand’: the Extinction Rebellion activist hoping to be an MEP

Few prospective MEPs will be in the middle of their first year undergraduate exams when hundreds of millions of people across Europe go to the polls later this week. But 19-year-old Londoner Daze Aghaji believes now is the time for her generation to make a stand.

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