Energy crisis: Commission unveils ‘emergency intervention’

The European Commission is pushing for a windfall solidarity tax on fossil fuel majors, as part of a slew of emergency measures aimed at tackling the energy crisis.

by Christian Ernhede
Commission president Ursula von der Leyen delivering the 'state of the union' speech in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Photo: EP / Eric Vidal
Commission president Ursula von der Leyen delivering the 'state of the union' speech in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Photo: EP / Eric Vidal

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