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European Commission puts biofuel industry ahead of people and planet

In its proposed new Renewable Energy Directive, the European Commission has given in to the pressure of the biofuel industry lobby at the expense of people and the climate. The proposal would allow EU countries to rely on food-based biofuels to meet their 2030 climate and energy targets, notwithstanding strong evidence of their harmful impact on communities and the environment.

Oxfam campaign victory for Universal Health Coverage

Every year 100 million people are pushed into poverty as they have to pay out of pocket for healthcare. What today’s decision means is that we will now be able to count the cost of paying for healthcare for households around the world.

EU budget deal fails to deliver for most in need

The budget deal struck by EU governments, the European Parliament and the European Commission promises more funds for the EU’s external action, but diverts money from those most in need, warn development and humanitarian organizations.

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