Greenwashing gas and nuclear

Toby Abse unpicks the European Union’s shocking new ‘taxonomy’ of fuels that ignores science and undermines the bloc’s own climate rhetoric LAST year’s climate change summit Cop26 left us with the impression that, although India, China and Russia were still trying to minimise the urgency of global heating, the EU was at least nominally committed toContinue reading “Greenwashing gas and nuclear”

Letter from Italy

By Toby Abse Mario Draghi’s new Italian government of national unity, sworn in on 13th February 2021, has sought to present itself as much more  ‘green’ than its immediate predecessor, Giuseppe Conte’s second government (September 2019 – January 2021). Most notably, Draghi has created a new Ministry of Ecological Transition, which has a slightly expanded remitContinue reading “Letter from Italy”