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Our Position Paper on: European Union membership

In a Nutshell: Cleaner beaches and drinking water, less air pollution, safer products and protected wildlife are all things we’ve gained from being part of the European Union (EU). But it hasn’t all been positive. For example, the Common Agriculture Policy has proved an environmental disaster. And sadly the EU is increasingly and simplisticly obsessed with economic growth and free trade. Even so, exiting the EU would leave the UK’s environment in even worse shape. We need to overhaul the EU so that it focuses on improving people’s wellbeing and acts as a global champion for the  shared environment we all depend upon.

FoE position paper on European Union membership












The Friends of the Earth Position paper on European Union membership (PDF).



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