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EU Recovery Plans Have Lawmakers Worried About Greenwashing

  • Greens say some nations fail to meet climate spending goals
  • Europe wants its recovery plan to accelerate clean transition

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

The Greens in the European Parliament warned that some member states’ recovery plans may lead to so-called greenwashing and could fail to meet the region’s climate-related spending goals as it embarks on an unprecedented energy transition.

The political group called on the European Commission to reject national measures that are not in line with standards set for a climate-friendly recovery.