“Today’s vote is a historic vote for the ecological transition… it is a victory for our planet and our populations.”
"Russia’s war against Ukraine is a war paid for by climate-heating fossil fuels and the European parliament just voted to boost billions of funding to fossil gas from Russia."
The new embargo exempts pipeline imports at the behest of Hungary's far-right leader Viktor Orbán.
"If [Twitter] does not comply with our law there are sanctions—6% of the revenue and, if they continue, banned from operating in Europe."
Scientific experts have reiterated what they have been saying since the beginning: gas and nuclear have no place in the taxonomy.
“The Court of Justice has reaffirmed that protecting nature and people’s health takes precedence over the narrow economic interests of powerful multinationals..."
Whether this latest E.U. analysis will help finally turn the world's attention on this trans-Atlantic blind spot remains to be seen.
The next president of the European Commission will likely be Bas Eickhout of the Dutch Green Party.