Forget the EU’s Green Deal. Call it climate hypocrisy instead. One day the European Parliament declares a climate emergency, now they vote in favour of fracking.
Again it was EU hegemon Germany behind this vote. Gas plays a crucial role in Germany’s strategy to use hydrogen fuel cells as an energy source for cars in the future. This is among the reasons why NordStream 2 is so vitally important to Germany. Just as always, they think we are not watching.
Just as always, their voting record shows where they stand.
On Thursday, 13 February, an extremely important vote took place in the European Parliament – an objection to the EU’s publicly funded fossil fuel infrastructure projects – and I needn’t name the Irish politicians that sided with the fossil fuel industry.