Is this the week the EU gave up on the ECT?

As the debate over Energy Charter Treaty reform comes to a head this week, the European Parliament has drawn a clear line in the sand. Overwhelming support for a resolution adopted today suggests that a half-hearted reform of the agreement that allows continued fossil fuel investment is unlikely to get past the assembly.

by Robert Hodgson
membersProtestors from Extinction Rebellion (XR) and WeMove Europe block the entrances to the ECT Secretariat building in Brussels today
membersProtestors from Extinction Rebellion (XR) and WeMove Europe block the entrances to the ECT Secretariat building in Brussels today (c) Jérôme Peraya and Brieuc van Elst

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