Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

World glove on The field

The European Parliament (EP) has taken an important step forward in its efforts to achieve the Paris climate goals by voting on a thorough reform of...

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Climate change

“In Europe, we have high energy prices which hurt our businesses and competitiveness vis-à-vis other regions of the world. Removing...

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European Parliament spring

The European Parliament today gave its consent to the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement in the presence of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...

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Flowers and car

"We have to address one of the worst failings of the current car certification system and I'm therefore happy to see that the European...

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The Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety is responsible for sustainable development, environmental policy and environmental protection measures, in particular concerning air, soil and water pollution, waste management and recycling, dangerous substances and preparations, noise levels, climate change, and the protection of biodiversity. It deals with public health, in particular with programmes and specific actions in the field of public health, and with pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. Finally, it tackles food safety issues, in particular the labelling and safety of foodstuffs, veterinary legislation concerning protection against risks to human health and public health checks on foodstuffs and food production systems.

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World glove on The field
Press Release
15.02.2017 - 13:21

CO2 emissions: EP adopts balanced ETS reform

The European Parliament (EP) has taken an important step forward in its efforts to achieve the Paris climate goals by voting on a thorough reform of the Emission Trading System (ETS). Ivo Belet MEP,...
Climate change
News
06.02.2017 - 14:10

ETS reform: EU climate policy has to support job creation

In the coming months, the European Parliament and the Member States of the European Union will try to agree on a major reform of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) for 2021-2030. ETS is the most...
Recycling
Press Release
24.01.2017 - 17:08

Circular Economy: turning waste into opportunity

"Since the industrial revolution, waste has constantly grown in line with our prosperity. We have to turn the page now, to break the link between consumption and waste, to reduce our waste and...
Eye dropper filling test cup with blue medicine
Press Release
15.12.2016 - 12:13

Saving children's lives by improving paediatric research

"Every year in Europe, 6000 children die of cancer. Research in the field of paediatrics, especially on childhood cancer, remains far too sparse. In the 10 years since the entry-into-force of...
Climate change
Press Release
15.12.2016 - 11:44

A balanced ETS to reach climate goals

"We want a balanced reform of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) - the necessary ambitions to guarantee the implementation of the Paris Agreement, while at the same time, sufficient protection...
Climate change
Press Release
13.12.2016 - 10:58

Clean energy has to go hand-in-hand with job creation

“Increasing the competitiveness and strengthening the weight of industry in the EU economy has to go hand-in-hand with our climate and energy objectives and should be further strengthened in...

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Past Events

Emissions Trading System
04.05.2016 - 14:30

The Emissions Trading System - ETS

For further info: epp-itre@europarl.europa.eu
The future of GMOs in Europe
18.11.2015 - 15:00

The future of GMOs in Europe

To register, contact EPP-GMO-Hearing@ep.europa.eu
Integrated EU policy approach for pharmaceutical sector
30.09.2015 - 14:30

The future of medicine

A strong EU pharmaceutical sector is essential to ensure Europe’s disease prevention capabilities, preparedness and assure our health '...
Anti-microbial resistance
22.04.2015 - 14:30

Anti-microbial resistance – urgent need to act in human and veterinary medicine

For further information or to register, contact EPP-ENVI-AGRI-HEARING@ep.europa.eu
Shopper Selecting Package of Ground Beef
19.11.2014 - 18:30

European Meat Forum

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