Commission cheers deal on Energy Charter Treaty reform

The EU executive has lauded a deal to modernise the post-cold war energy investment protection agreement, despite widespread outrage over a broadened scope and continued protection for fossil fuels for another decade.

by Christian Ernhede
Environmental activists protest to call on EU leaders to exit the Energy Charter Treaty in Brussels in May (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images)
Environmental activists protest to call on EU leaders to exit the Energy Charter Treaty in Brussels in May (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images)

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