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MEPs fail to end Europe’s fossil fuel dependency, locking Europe into further gas volatility

BRUSSELS, 9TH MARCH 2022 – Today, Members of the European Parliament voted to approve a list of priority energy projects, including 30 cross-border gas mega projects Most MEPs voted in favour of the so-called fifth Projects of Common Interest (PCI) list, giving the 30 cross-border gas infrastructure projects faster permitting procedures and the opportunity to […]

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EU COMMISSION SLAMMED FOR BACKING GAS MEGAPROJECTS DURING COP26

New list of 30 priority energy projects worth €13 billion a danger to climate and people say NGOs *** Brussels, 10 November 2021 – Environmentalists have slammed as “dangerous and dirty” a European Commission decision, due to be presented to MEPs tomorrow, to back 30 fossil gas mega-projects worth €13 billion.[1] Even as international climate […]