EEB position on the inclusion of nuclear energy and fossil gas as sustainable investments in the EU Taxonomy Complementary Delegated Act

Categories: Climate & Energy
Types: Position
Published: 19 January 2022
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The European Commission proposal to include nuclear and gas as sustainable investments for power generation in the EU Taxonomy risks derailing the credibility of the entire EU climate agenda and the European Green Deal.

In this letter, the EEB exposes a list of fact-based arguments as to why neither of the two can be considered sustainable pathways to achieve a decarbonised and depolluted energy system and recommends that the EU refrain from including fossil gas and nuclear as sustainable investments in the EU taxonomy.

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