EU Commission draft proposes counting gas and nuclear as green energy

Germany's new government criticizes an EU policy proposal regarding green energy investment, calling it "greenwashing". LNG, liquefied natural gas, is a an important transition fuel for some carriers.

The EU Commission has come under fire for suggesting that natural gas and atomic power should be classified as green with the union's taxonomy for sustainable investment.

The proposal would add natural gas projects, subject to maximum limits for CO2 emissions, and new nuclear power plants to the list of sustainable investments.

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