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Is Europe Greenwashing Its Own Sustainability Rules by Flagging Nuclear Energy and Gas as Green Investments?

Geopolitics and the need for energy security weigh against the principles of the EU Taxonomy

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1. Background — Europe aspires to lead the world on sustainability

2. New policy to allow for nuclear energy and gas to be considered green under conditions

3. Objections by experts and institutional investors on the ‘sustainable nature’ of nuclear energy and gas

3. Geopolitical developments and Europe’s fragmented national interests

4. Key take-aways:



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Spyros Ierides, CFA

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