News: ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Browse our latest news - your daily go-to for learning about EPP Group news and activities as well as our reaction to and comment on news and events both inside and outside the European Parliament.

Wind Generator Turbines in beautiful Real Landscape
news 24.11.2022 - 13:17
news 24.11.2022 - 13:17
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Exiting energy charter now is irresponsible

The EPP Group is in favour of modernising the international Energy Charter Treaty because exiting the treaty would...

Energy
news 23.11.2022 - 13:24
news 23.11.2022 - 13:24
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Gas price cap fuss hides EU energy infrastructure needs

Tomorrow, EU Energy Ministers will meet to once again discuss measures against high energy...

Grey Wolf (Canis lupus) Portrait
news 23.11.2022 - 12:11
news 23.11.2022 - 12:11
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Change wolves' protection status

Growing numbers of wolves and bears in Europe are threatening traditional pastoral farming. Herbert Dorfmann MEP, EPP Group...

Satellite
news 17.11.2022 - 17:57
news 17.11.2022 - 17:57
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Deal on new EU satellite telecommunications programme

This evening, negotiators from the European Parliament and Member States agreed on the so-called ...

Solarpark
news 14.11.2022 - 15:48
news 14.11.2022 - 15:48
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

EPP Group wants to speed up renewable rollout

The EPP Group wants to massively speed up permitting procedures to build solar-, water-, heat pump-, or wind...

Cybersecurity
news 10.11.2022 - 10:13
news 10.11.2022 - 10:13
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT FOREIGN AFFAIRS

A boost for the EU's cyber resilience

Today, MEPs will vote on a new law to improve cyber security in the EU, the so-called Network and Information Security...

Mature woman inserting credit card into local french cash machine
news 09.11.2022 - 11:56
news 09.11.2022 - 11:56
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Protect banks against Russian, Chinese or Iranian hackers

“We are now all more conscious than ever of the threat posed by hackers to European citizens, i...

Euro coins and banknotes
news 09.11.2022 - 8:56
news 09.11.2022 - 8:56
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Only correct enforcement will make the fiscal rules work

For the EPP Group, a credible economic governance framework is based on sound rules and their...

Vintage American cars speeding in front of dilapidated buildings in traditional colonial style
news 27.10.2022 - 20:49
news 27.10.2022 - 20:49
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Ban of combustion engines might cause Havana effect in EU

The EPP Group criticises the agreement on new rules for CO2 reduction for new cars and vans,...

Small Businesses and Industry
news 27.10.2022 - 9:44
news 27.10.2022 - 9:44
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT FOREIGN AFFAIRS

EU Commission must stop treating SMEs with contempt

“The European Commission has a lot to answer for when it comes to the new EU rules about s...

A boy plugging a wire to an electric car to chagre it.
news 26.10.2022 - 10:57
news 26.10.2022 - 10:57
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Why renewables are indeed the silver bullet

by Markus Pieper MEP Whichever way you look at it, everything points to renewables. Take our lives as an...

Sustainable energy investment green Euro
news 25.10.2022 - 8:55
news 25.10.2022 - 8:55
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Upfront funds to boost green energy transition

The EPP Group wants a portion of EU money to be given to Member States earlier to finance a faster transition...

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