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).

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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...

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Exploring the limits of EU’s unbelievable behaviour on Nord Stream 2

By |maj 29th, 2019|energy charter, gas directive, gazprom, Germany, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia|

In April, the Russian-owned Nord Stream 2 company initiated legal proceedings agains the EU under the Energy Charter Treaty. If an amicable solution cannot be found, the case will set an important precedent for EU energy policy, write Kim Talus and Lei...

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