European Parliament plenary: 11 green votes you need to know about

Meeting in Luxembourg this week, MEPs signed off on key EU programmes for innovation and nature conservation, and called for more action on soil conservation and maritime pollution. Here’s what you need to know.

by Simon Pickstone
Environment commissioner Virginijus Sinkevicius during a debate in Strasbourg this week. MEPs gave their final approval to a number of hefty environmental files. Photo: Jan Van De Vel / EP
Environment commissioner Virginijus Sinkevicius during a debate in Strasbourg this week. MEPs gave their final approval to a number of hefty environmental files. Photo: Jan Van De Vel / EP

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