Interview: EEB's Wates on the new EU executive, 'friendly fire', and why climate criminals should be behind bars

Last year saw a series of landmark developments in European environment policy, culminating in the unveiling just 11 days after taking office of the new EU executive's European Green Deal (EGD). For Jeremy Wates, the long standing secretary general of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), this “crowning moment” of 2019 marked a clean break with the “obstructive” practices of the European Commission of Jean-Claude Juncker.

by Robert Hodgson

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