Grüne Europagruppe Grüne EFA

09:30 to 13:00 / European Parliament - Room ASP A1G3, 60 rue Wiertz - 1047 Brussels


(Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Lithuanian and Spanish)

Panel 1: State of play of fracking and shale gas

    Opening by Rebecca Harms, Co-President of the Greens/EFA group
    Keynote address: John Ashton, independent commentator
    Response by José Bové, Greens/EFA MEP
    Q&A (15')

Panel 2: Civil society experiences with the current regulatory framework for UFF

Moderation Martin Häusling, MEP Greens/EFA Group

    Presentation of report on civil society assessment of EC recommendation by Paul de Clerck / Antoine Simon, FOEE  (20')
    ‘Snapshots’ of national situation (50' - 10’ each)
        Germany, Andy Gheorghiu
        Lithuania, Tomas Tomilinas
        Poland, Ewa Sufin-Jacquemart
        UK, Jake White
        Spain, Samuel Martín-Sosa Rodríguez, Carles Seijo
    European Commission state of play on the evaluation of recommendations (15')
        Karl Falkenberg, European Commission, DG Environment
    Q&A (10')
    The international dimension on the example of Algeria: Hocine Malti (10')

Panel 3: Climate change and shale gas

Moderation: Keith Taylor, Greens/EFA MEP

    The problem: Shale gas and the link to COP 21: Jan Kersting, Institute Fraunhofer ISI (10')
    The solutions: Werner Frohwitter, Feldheim, first German 100% off-grid town (10')
    Civil society response: Geert de Cock, Food & Water Europe … how to cut gas consumption? (10')

Followed by a light lunch

This event is sponsored by the following MEPs: José Bové, Bas Eickhout, Martin Häusling, Rebecca Harms, Jean Lamberts, Florent Marcellesi, Michèle Rivasi, Bronis Ropé, Molly Scott Cato, Bart Staes, Keith Taylor, Ernest Urtasun, as well as Friends of the Earth Europe, Food& Water Europe and the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament.



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