Nord Stream 2: New decisions and clear consequences

By |junij 3rd, 2020|energy charter, gas directive, gas pipeline, Germany, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia|

On 15 May, the German regulator rejected an application from the gas import pipeline Nord Stream 2 for a derogation from new EU rules. Kim Talus looks at the ongoing judicial proceedings and the consequences of the decision.

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‘Not approprite’: Uniper seeks compensation for Dutch coal phase-out

By |maj 22nd, 2020|coal phase-out, energy charter, Netherlands, News|

Uniper is threatening to sue the Dutch government over a plan to phase out coal power by 2030, in a case experts warn could have a chilling effect on climate ambition internationally. EURACTIV's media partner, Climate Home News, reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ‘Not approprite’: Uniper seeks compensation for Dutch coal phase-out

EU plans to reform Energy Charter Treaty falling short, activists say

By |april 30th, 2020|energy charter, News|

An updated European Commission proposal to reform the Energy Charter Treaty is falling short of what’s needed to reinstate governments’ “right to regulate” in areas like climate change, activists say.

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Despite controversy, the Energy Charter Treaty is silently being pushed into Africa

By |april 20th, 2020|energy charter, News|

Joining the Energy Charter Treaty could cost developing countries money that is urgently needed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis, argue Pia Eberhardt, Cecilia Olivet and Faith Lumonya.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Despite controversy, the Energy Charter Treaty is silently being pushed into Africa

It’s time to scrap the Energy Charter Treaty

By |oktober 30th, 2019|energy charter, News|

The EU taxpayer is the main loser from the continuation of the Energy Charter Treaty which locks Europe into carbon and energy injustice at a high cost to taxpayers, argues Yamina Saheb.

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Nord Stream 2 seeks arbitration in dispute with EU Commission

By |september 26th, 2019|energy charter, European Commission, gazprom, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia|

The Russian-owned Nord Stream 2 pipeline consortium filed a notice on Thursday (26 September), asking a tribunal of private arbiters to determine whether the European Union is in breach of its obligations under the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Nord Stream 2 seeks arbitration in dispute with EU Commission

Europe’s Green Deal is under threat from Energy Charter Treaty

By |september 20th, 2019|energy charter, News|

The EU and its member states should collectively withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty, which protects fossil fuel investments, and go to the UN Climate Summit in New York with a call to develop a ‘Treaty for the Non-Proliferation of Fossil Fuels’, argues Yamina Saheb.

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Luxembourg leads EU push to climate-proof Energy Charter Treaty

By |september 4th, 2019|energy charter, News|

Luxembourg will push for a deep reform of the Energy Charter Treaty at EU level in order to align it with global climate objectives, said the country’s energy minister Claude Turmes, who did not rule out scrapping the treaty altogether if reform talks don’t progress fast enough.

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The Energy Charter Treaty, a case study of ‘business as usual’ in the energy sector

By |junij 24th, 2019|energy charter, Energy transition, News, Paris Agreement, SDGs|

A closer look at the Energy Charter Treaty provides a case study of who really holds power in our increasingly interconnected world, writes Timothy Knickerbocker.

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Leaked report reveals ‘misfunctioning’ of Energy Charter Treaty amid EU reform calls

By |junij 7th, 2019|energy charter, News, oil and gas industry|

A confidential internal report, obtained by EURACTIV, lists the multiple failings of the Energy Charter secretariat, at a time when the treaty is undergoing a major revision process and is being used by Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline in a first-time l...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Leaked report reveals ‘misfunctioning’ of Energy Charter Treaty amid EU reform calls