MEPs adopted legislation to reduce waste and cut greenhouse gas emissions during April's plenary session. They also debated the future of Europe with French president Emmanuel Macron.
New rules on organic food and labelling offer many benefits for farmers and consumers. Watch our video and read our interview with MEP Martin Häusling for details.
A new EU regulation aims to create more rigorous checks on the automotive sectors with stricter requirements for emission tests and heavy fines for cheating companies.
MEPs discussed data protection, election manipulation and how to safeguard people's privacy in the wake of the recent Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal.
The Effort Sharing Regulation sets national targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions to help the EU meet its commitments under the Paris Agreement.
Improving the energy efficiency of buildings could cut heating bills as well as greenhouse gas emissions. Watch our video to learn more.
To increase transparency and respond to the latest technological developments, MEPs voted on 19 April in favour of an update of EU legislation on money laundering and terrorism financing.
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From defence to economic growth and globalisation, find out what initiatives Parliament has been working on to create a better future for the EU.
A conference titled “Shaping our digital future: the challenge of the digital revolution” takes place in the European Parliament in Brussels on 25 April. Join the conversation!
The new circular economy package sets out ambitious recycling and landfilling targets for the EU. Find out what the legally binding goals and deadlines are.
At April’s sitting of Parliament in Strasbourg, MEPs debate the future of Europe with French President Emmanuel Macron. They also vote on measures to boost recycling and curb CO2 emissions.
Check out our infographic containing a timeline listing milestones and key initiatives in the global fight against climate change.
Learn with our infographics how the EU wants to use forests' power to absorb CO2 to fight climate change and offset carbon from the land use sector.
The circular economy: find out what it means, how it benefits you, the environment and our economy thanks to our video and infographic.
Learn key facts about organic food and farming in Europe and how new rules will improve the quality further.
Rules to simplify and shorten asylum procedures, the situation in Hungary and a debate with leaders of non-confessional organisations are on this week’s agenda.
Check our infographic and read on to learn how Europeans manage their municipal waste, which is mainly generated by households.
How do the European Parliament and the EU work and what benefits do they produce for Europeans? Find out by watching our short videos.