Letter to MEPs on the Projects on Common Interest (PCI) vote

Energy transition| Financing the transition

This is a joint letter from a number of European Civil Society Networks to Members of the European Parliament ahead of the crucial Projects on Common Interest, to be voted on in ITRE Wednesday 22/1/2020 ar 10am, asking them to exclude fossil gas projects.

The letter urges Members of the European Parliament to vote against the 4th PCI list as it:

– Gives highest EU priority to fossil gas projects

– Allows fossil gas project to apply for EU funds

– Is not compatible with the goals of the Paris Agreement or the European Green Deal

 Civil society call to reject fossil gas PCI list




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