The Taxonomy compromise: slower but fuller

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By Jean Comte, Jon Hay
09 Dec 2019

The compromises made last week to reach political agreement on the European Union’s Taxonomy of Sustainable Economic Activities were beginning to become clearer, before the surprise rejection of the deal by France and some east European countries on Wednesday threw the issue up in the air again.

As GlobalCapital reports separately (see back page), EU member states had been expected to approve the  draft Taxonomy law which had been agreed by the European Parliament, Commission and Council last week. But France led a last minute revolt, apparently over the issue of nuclear power. 

However, sustainable ...

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