The far-right means game over for the climate. Here’s why.
At the moment, there are 175 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) who we consider to be far-right, or who represent far-right national governments. They are members of three political blocs - the European Conservatives and Reformists, Europe for Freedom and Direct Democracy, and Europe of Nations and Freedom, as well as a number of 'non-attached' MEPs who don't sit with any bloc.
Polling suggests that after this year's European elections in May, this number could increase substantially. This would be a huge problem for our rights and environmental protection across Europe. This week we looking at the implications for the climate in more detail.
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