- October 22, 2019
EU Commission support for 55 new gas projects condemned
Drafts indicate the European Commission will give its support to at least 55 new climate-incompatible fossil gas infrastructure projects across Europe – as part of its new list of priority energy projects known as ‘Projects of Common Interest’ (PCI).
The draft was shared with MEPs in advance of an energy and industry committee (ITRE) hearing on the refreshed list yesterday (Thursday 17 October). But Friends of the Earth Europe and Food and Water Europe condemned the Commission’s support for new fossil fuel projects as 'a step closer to climate breakdown'.
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