To avert climate breakdown, the vast majority of the fossil fuel industry’s gas, oil, and coal reserves need to stay in the ground.
To avert climate breakdown, the vast majority of the fossil fuel industry’s gas, oil, and coal reserves need to stay in the ground.
For years, ALTER-EU has been drawing attention to the excessive influence that big corporations enjoy over EU policy-making, resulting in decisions which put profits ahead of people and the planet.

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Transparency campaigners today welcomed the vote of the European Parliament constitutional affairs committee (AFCO) on the proposed Code of Conduct for MEPs [1], but warned that an important loophole on the definition of gifts risks undermining the core of the proposals.
2011/11/17
The Plenary of the European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of freezing part of the budget for the European Commission's expert groups until new rules are introduced to provide safeguards against their capture by special interests and to improve transparency.
2011/10/26
This fifth newsletter carries news from the ALTER-EU network, with presentations of Combat Monsanto (FR, EN) and Earth Open Source, action alerts from 4 signatories, and an announcement for our assembly, on 13 and 14 October.
2011/08/31
The Austrian 'Chamber of Labour' - supporter of ALTER-EU - has published a newsletter on lobbying in Europe that features many of the authors and themes of 'Bursting the Brussels Bubble', ALTER-EU's publication. Read it here.
2011/09/26
Welcome to the fourth ALTER-EU newsletter, which includes introduction of two recently-joined members.
2011/07/12

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