Sven Giegold
Member of the European Parliament – Greens/EFA Group

Speaker of the German Green Delegation
Until 15 December 2021


Clean batteries: Looking for your concrete suggestions

Dear friends,  dear interested, Whether it’s the transition to e-mobility or the electrification of our heating systems: Batteries are a key technology in the fight against climate change. If we want to move away from dirty combustion engines and oil and gas heating, we need much more storage capacity. The global battery production will therefore […]

EU Environment Committee votes for cleaner air: We call for tougher limits and faster infringement procedures

The EU Environment Committee today (Thursday) adopted a strong report on the implementation of EU air quality legislation. A progressive majority of Socialists, Liberals, Greens and the Left (43 votes in favor, 33 against, 3 abstentions) adopted ambitious demands for clean air. This pleasing result was negotiated by the Socialist rapporteur Javi López from Spain […]

Success at the GameStop hearing: European authorities will take a closer look at neo-brokers’ business models

Dear friends, dear interested, This is good news for all retail investors: Yesterday, on 24 February, Steven Maijoor, the chairman of the European securities supervisor ESMA, promised me that his authority will take a closer look at the business models of the so-called neo-brokers. Ugo Bassi, responsible director at the European Commission, also announced an […]