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.

Tractor spraying a field of wheat
news 22.06.2022 - 8:55
news 22.06.2022 - 8:55
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Now is not the time to cut food production

“Now is not the right moment for the proposals on pesticide reduction and nature restoration”, said Herbert Dorfmann MEP...

Corporate
news 21.06.2022 - 22:23
news 21.06.2022 - 22:23
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

EPP Group manages to avoid heavy red tape

Today, representatives of the European Parliament, the European Commission and the European Council reached an...

Croatia And Euro Currency
news 20.06.2022 - 11:08
news 20.06.2022 - 11:08
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

EPP wants Croatia to become 20th country to adopt Euro

“Croatia fulfils all the legal and technical criteria for joining the single currency and the EPP G...

Man hand with barcode scanner in operation
news 16.06.2022 - 10:14
news 16.06.2022 - 10:14
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Banning unsafe products from the EU market

“Buying a game console or a connected watch should be a source of fun, not anxiety. By updating the product safety r...

cables and phone chargers
news 07.06.2022 - 11:56
news 07.06.2022 - 11:56
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Deal on common chargers

"This new law will make the lives of European consumers easier and will be better for the environment", said Andrey Kovatchev MEP, welcoming the...

Young happy family enjoying while buying a new car in a showroom.
news 07.06.2022 - 8:26
news 07.06.2022 - 8:26
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Nine out of ten new cars should be electric from 2035

“Let’s not put all our eggs in one basket when setting new rules for clean cars. We have to deliver on ...

Ecologist on fieldwork
news 07.06.2022 - 8:26
news 07.06.2022 - 8:26
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Every sector, every Member State must protect the planet

The EPP Group wants everyone, every economic sector and every Member State to contribute to...

Professional rope access technician standing on roof (hub) of wind turbine and pulling rope up
news 07.06.2022 - 8:25
news 07.06.2022 - 8:25
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

We want decarbonisation, not de-industrialisation of Europe

The EPP Group wants the Green Deal to be a European success story. Europe's effort to...

Medial face mask and a bundle of the Euro banknote
news 30.05.2022 - 11:53
news 30.05.2022 - 11:53
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Recovery Fund: time to step up implementation

EU Member States must use the EU's Coronavirus Recovery Fund better. The fact that billions of euros of the...

Gas pipe line
news 19.05.2022 - 9:58
news 19.05.2022 - 9:58
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Store more gas to future-proof against Russian aggression

“This is another unprecedented achievement considering the tight schedule, due to the Russian w...

Vladimir Putin, Gerhard Schröder, Karin Kneissl
news 19.05.2022 - 8:29
news 19.05.2022 - 8:29
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Kneissl and Schröder must get off Russian payroll

“By serving in top positions of Kremlin-affiliated corporations, the former Austrian Foreign Minister K...

Kneeling professional fixing solar panels from the top of a house roof, side view of the roof with sun reflection
news 18.05.2022 - 10:10
news 18.05.2022 - 10:10
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

RePower and ReSolar the EU

“Europe urgently needs a plan to develop long-term partnerships with non-EU countries to ensure sustainable, secure and affordable energy. A...

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