Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Poll Analyses
Share on Facebook 23 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News    H4'ed 5/28/19

'A green wave has swept the European Parliament' in show of demand for climate action

Author 4578
Message Stephen Fox
Become a Fan
  (31 fans)


Guardian: “Finland’s Greens were 2nd with 16 percent; Europe Écologie-Les Verts & former senior Greenpeace figure, was 3rd in France with 13 percent, up from 9 percent; a Portuguese Green Party won 1st European parliament  seat.” Projections Sunday indicated that, overall, Greens secured 71 seats in European Parliament, up from 52 seats five years ago

Youth vote is credited for the green parties's rise: election gives the party a mandate for change in Europe. The Commission must take this into account, as climate protection, social justice, and defense of rule of law and democracy gave the Greens this important win. It’s time the EU puts all its efforts into a sustainable future and starts caring for its citizens.

Environmentalist Madalina Preda.“The best news of the night is Green parties winning more seats than ever in EU elections.The people know we need climate action now.”

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.alternet.org

 

Rate It | View Ratings

Stephen Fox Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in


Early in the 2016 Primary campaign, I started a Facebook group: Bernie Sanders: Advice and Strategies to Help Him Win! As the primary season advanced, we shifted the focus to advancing Bernie's legislation in the Senate, particularly the (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: