Fit for 55: What are the most controversial elements?

The European Commission’s ‘fit for 55’ package has unleashed a torrent of reactions from environmental campaigners and industry groups – ranging from high praise to harsh criticism. Here’s what you need to know.

by Simon Pickstone
Green deal chief Frans Timmermans at a press conference on Thursday: the European Commission has attracted heavy criticism over its climate policy overhaul. Photo: Claudio Centonze / EC
Green deal chief Frans Timmermans at a press conference on Thursday: the European Commission has attracted heavy criticism over its climate policy overhaul. Photo: Claudio Centonze / EC

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