Green taxonomy: Furious backlash to planned inclusion of gas and nuclear

MEPs and campaigners have reacted with outrage after the European Commission, as expected, proposed labelling gas and nuclear power as sustainable, accusing officials of attempting to minimise public scrutiny.

by Christian Ernhede
The cooling towers of the Trillo nuclear power plant, Spain. The Commission has been under pressure to propose including the technology in its list of green investments. Photo: Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images
The cooling towers of the Trillo nuclear power plant, Spain. The Commission has been under pressure to propose including the technology in its list of green investments. Photo: Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images

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