From the meteoric rise of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, to weeks of school strikes across the continent, climate change is very much on the political agenda.
At-a-glance summary from the 28 EU nations.
In the lead up to the European elections, we are covering all of the political groupings. This time it's the turn of the Greens group.
"We know where they are drowning and we are not helping at all. We're even stopping people who want to help and this is something I don't want to see in the European Union," the Green candidate for the EU's top job told Euronews.
Green MEP Ska Keller said she was in favour of legalising cannabis as she kicked-off Euronews' series of interviews with those in the running for the EU’s top job.
"It's the poorer people who suffer most from climate changes and its the poorer people who actually have much less CO2 emissions than richer people," she said.
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