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Showdown EU Taxonomy – Will the EU Parliament stop the greenwashing of nuclear power & fossil gas?


Recording: follows soon Dear friends, The decision day is here: Next Tuesday (14/6), the European Parliament's Environment and Economics Committees will vote on whether nuclear power and natural gas should be given an eco-label, just as renewables - as Commission President Ursula von der Leyen wants. International investor organisations, EU member states, environmental associations and […]

Urgent webinar “Final decision on EU taxonomy! Will the EU Parliament classify gas & nuclear as sustainable?” – TODAY, 4/7, 8pm


Register here now! Dear friends, The time has come. This Wednesday, the EU Parliament will take its final vote on the EU Commission's proposal to classify gas and nuclear power as sustainable. The Economic and Environmental Committee of the EU Parliament had already clearly rejected this three weeks ago. Now, the all-important vote in the […]

Webinar “Food, Climate & Biodiversity crises – What role can novel GMOs play in future agriculture?” – Thu, 7/7, 8pm CEST


Recording here: Dear friends, There could be a revolution in EU agricultural policy. The EU Commission is setting a new course for the Union’s genetic engineering law: certain novel techniques of new genetic engineering such as CRISPR could be exempted from regulation by the genetic engineering law in the future, and, thus, become more commonplace […]

Fascism 2.0? – How the far-right is grabbing power in Italy & what it means for Europe


Recording below / Slides: Hermanin | Lindberg | Orlowski Dear friends, On Sunday, 25.09.2022, Italy will elect a new parliament. All polls point to a majority for the right-wing camp, led by Giorgia Meloni, the leader of the neo-fascist party "Fratelli d'Italia". This would mean that after the election in Sweden, another far-right government would […]

Europe Calling Webinar: “SOS Amazônia – o papel das eleições brasileiras e da UE no Desmatamento na Amazônia”


Gravação de vídeo: Caros amigos, caras pessoas interessadas! No domingo passado, 2 de Outubro, o Brasil realizou eleições. O actual presidente de direita Jair Bolsonaro e os seus aliados fizeram melhor do que o esperado a nível federal e estadual. Antes da segunda volta das eleições para a presidência em 30.10.2022, o candidato, o ex-presidente […]

Europe Calling “ECT: Reform or Exit? – What next for the climate-damaging Energy Charter Treaty?” – Wed, 2 Nov, 8pm


Recording below | Download Slides here: Christina Eckes & Fabian Flues Dear friends, There is probably no other international treaty that hinders the energy transition as much as the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT). With it, fossil fuel companies have a sharp sword to protect their climate-damaging investments - against democratic decisions by citizens, parliaments and […]

Live from Prague: The Czech EU Presidency and the new European order


Register here! Dear friends, Since July, the Czech Republic holds the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union. Well into the second half of its six month term dominated by the Russian war of aggression and the energy crisis, we are sending live from the Czech capital Prague in cooperation with the German […]

Europe Calling Live from the UN Climate Conference in Egypt “Disaster or glimmer of hope – What will the #COP27 achieve?”


Recording: Dear friends, The 27th UN Climate Change Conference currently underway in Egypt is overshadowed by Putin's war of aggression in Ukraine, the European energy crisis and the global comeback of coal, oil and gas. Is the climate conference threatening to be a disaster or is there still hope in these gloomy times? The global […]

Crime scene Ecocide – From misdemeanour to capital crime against humans and the environment?


Recording here: Dear friends, Is ecocide gaining momentum as a criminal offence for the mass damage and destruction of ecosystems worldwide? A large window of opportunity An outstanding opportunity is currently open available in the European Union: for the member states and the EU parliament, the revision of the EU Environmental Criminal Law Directive means […]

Europe Calling “Europe’s Industry Revolution?” with EU Commission Vice-President & Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager


RECORDING HERE: Dear friends, Europe's green industry needs to be strengthened - the climate crisis makes the sustainable transformation of our economy more urgent than ever and the global race for "net-zero" technologies is in full swing. In response to the US Inflation Reduction Act and to remain competitive, the EU Commission therefore presented the […]