COP26: Greens warn EU credibility at stake over green taxonomy

Germany must get off the fence on whether to class nuclear power as a sustainable energy source, Green MEPs said on Tuesday while warning France’s determination to secure EU backing for new reactors is leading it into an alliance with central European countries demanding support for fossil gas.

by Robert Hodgson
The reactor hall at the Olkiluoto-3 nuclear power plant in Finland, August 2017. The long-delayed power plant is yet to come online. Antti Yrjonen/NurPhoto via Getty Images
The reactor hall at the Olkiluoto-3 nuclear power plant in Finland, August 2017. The long-delayed power plant is yet to come online. Antti Yrjonen/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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