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EU backs incompatible energy

EU backs incompatible energy 13 February 2020

Parliament votes down motion to block gas from EU energy project list (via Green News)

The European Parliament today backed the EU’s list of priority energy projects that includes dozens of gas schemes critics say are incompatible with the bloc’s climate ambitions.

This morning, the Parliament voted down a motion – 169 in favour, 443 against – to veto the Commission’s Projects of Common Interest (PCI) list as it contains 55 fossil fuel projects.

The motion was tabled by 100 MEPs, including Clare Daly and Mick Wallace, and supported by the Greens/EFA and European United Left groupings that include both Irish Green MEPs, independent Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan and Sinn Fein’s Matt Carthy who was not available to vote.

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