The PP spokeswoman in the European Parliament, Dolors Montserrat, has defended today that the EU continues leading the fight against climate change and promoting more ambitious objectives in this regard, but combining this objective with the creation of employment and the promotion of economic growth.
"We need more ambition in our objectives, and also more ambition on the part of the countries that are big emitters of pollutant gases," he said during a debate in the European Parliament days before the Climate Summit (COP25) to be held in Madrid to Starting next week.
But we also need, the popular spokeswoman in the European Parliament added, "measure our steps well" in the fight against climate change: "we need consensus, social acceptance and protect employment and economic competitiveness."
Montserrat has set as an example the “exceptional” work developed in the last five years by the European Commissioner for Climate and Energy Action, Miguel Arias Cañete, in which “he has demonstrated the rationality necessary to fight against climate change while maintaining the competitiveness and economic development ”.
I REMEMBER FRANCESC GAMBÚS
Dolors Montserrat has paid tribute during his speech to Francesc Gambús, former MEP of the PPE Group and current advisor to the Delegation of the PP in the European Parliament who died last Saturday.
"We know, Paco, that from heaven you will give us the strength to continue fighting for Europe," Montserrat said.