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Carbon Pricing #EU2020de: Merkel's plan meets European Citizens Initiative

On Wednesday, 7th of July 2020, Angela Merkel presented German Presidency priorities to the European Parliament. The plan includes references to the role of the European Union in facing the climate crisis, also through the introduction of a carbon pricing policy. 

Marco Cappato, Founder of Eumans and promoter of Stopglobalwarming.eu commented: 

#EuCanDoIt: first success after the public hearing on the petition to the European Parliament on COVID19

Today, it is a great day to celebrate how citizens can impact the European Union politics. 

On April 30th 2020, after efforts to have an urgency procedure activated, Virginia Fiume (Eumans coordinator) presented in front of the PETI Committee of the European Parliament the petition to the EP calling for a European response to the COVID19 social, economic and health crisis - #EuCanDoIt.

THE DECLARATION OF EUROPEAN MAYORS FOR A JOINT ANSWER TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS #EUCANDOIT

On the 30th of April 2020 the Petition to the European Parliament EU CAN DO IT will be presented in front of the Petition Committee. A group of mayors of European citizes, led by Leoluca Orlando, Mayor of Palermo (Italy) is gathering to support the request for a joint reply of the European Union to address covid19, social, economic, and climate crises. 


We, the undersigned, 

24-hour surveillance is not a winning strategy

In 2017 Vodafone presented the Municipality of Florence with a data analytics study based on mobile phone data, revealing several interesting (and on occasion startling) facts about population flows through the city’s centre. How many people commuted there daily, from where, who stayed overnight, where the tourists come from.