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EU hit with lawsuits over nuclear and gas taxonomy inclusion

Fossil gas flaring
The inclusion of fossil gas in the taxonomy will encourage billions to be channelled into fossil gas instead of renewables, says the WWF’s Henry Eviston (Photo: Rodger Bosch/Getty Images)

Environmental organisations are challenging the inclusion of nuclear and fossil gas energy sources in the EU taxonomy, claiming that it ‘jeopardises the credibility’ of the rules.

The European Commission has been sued over its decision to include nuclear power and fossil gas in the EU taxonomy by a group of environmental organisations.

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