Interview: Can the EU force the oil and gas sector to clean up its act?

ENDS talks to Poppy Kalesi, global energy director at NGO Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), about the climate threat from methane leakages in the oil and gas sector, and what Brussels can do about it.

Once considered by many to be a ‘bridge fuel’ between coal and renewables, natural gas has increasingly come under the spotlight as green groups question its climate credentials. Deploying the star power of Incredible Hulk actor Mark Ruffalo, campaigners have attacked the EU’s willingness to continue supporting natural gas infrastructure through its projects of common interest and the Connecting Europe Facility. 

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