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EU Lawmakers Seek to Classify Nuclear Investment as Green

  • Commission to issue its proposal in the coming months
  • Criteria could unlock billion of euros for green projects

More than 80 lawmakers have called on the European Union’s executive branch to include nuclear energy in its classification system for green investment, in order to help the bloc meet its ambitious climate neutrality goal.

“We cannot afford to ignore any energy sources that have the prerequisites to make a positive contribution on the path towards climate neutrality,” the members of the European Parliament wrote in a letter to the European Commission. “That nuclear power is such a kind of energy source is, to us, obvious.”