EU parliament backs labelling gas and nuclear investments as green
The European Parliament on Wednesday backed EU rules labelling investments in gas and nuclear power plants as climate-friendly, throwing out an attempt to block the law that has exposed deep rifts between countries over how to fight climate change.
European Parliament says natural gas projects can be considered 'green' for investments
European Union lawmakers voted Wednesday in favor of calling natural gas and nuclear power "green" or "sustainable" sources of energy, backing a proposal from European Commission, the EU's executive arm, that has spurred criticism from scientists and environmental advocates.
EU lawmakers back gas, nuclear energy as sustainable
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers voted Wednesday to include natural gas and nuclear in the bloc's list of sustainable activities, backing a proposal from the EU's executive arm that has been drawing fierce criticism from environment groups and now looks set to trigger legal challenges.