Member states under fire for backing ‘blended’ hydrogen and fossil gas

Campaigners have criticised governments for backing EU support for gas infrastructure to carry blends of fossil and ‘low-carbon’ gases, while the EU’s in-house research unit suggests retrofitted pipelines may be the cheapest way to transport hydrogen within the bloc.

by Simon Pickstone
Baltic Pipe construction site seen in Denmark, June 2021. Work on the 900gm gas pipeline, an EU 'project of common interest' has been halted because of concern over its impact on endangered species. Photo: Ole Jensen/Getty Images
Baltic Pipe construction site seen in Denmark, June 2021. Work on the 900gm gas pipeline, an EU 'project of common interest' has been halted because of concern over its impact on endangered species. Photo: Ole Jensen/Getty Images

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