30 April 2020

Plans for a 'European Green Deal' were presented by the European Commission as a "man on the moon" moment, which it claimed would herald an economic paradigm shift. But while the language is full of promise, the strong rhetoric disguises only moderate proposals.

Friends of the Earth Europe has developed five over-arching principles to guide decision-making around a European Green Deal.

A European Green Deal capable of delivering systemic change, and putting us on a path to a just and sustainable future, must be based on these Principles for Transformation:

25 February 2020

Ahead of the European Commission's Farm to Fork Strategy, we wrote to key Commissioners and Commission Vice-President Timmermans to call on them to recognise and address the need to reduce and improve the production and consumption of meat, dairy and eggs in the strategy.

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