Breakingviews – Guest view: The EU is tarnishing its green jewel

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23 March 2021 – BRUSSELS (Reuters Breakingviews) – When Ursula von der Leyen announced the European Green Deal in 2019, she hailed it as “Europe’s ‘man on the moon’ moment”. A key component of this revolutionary programme would be the European Union Taxonomy, using the latest climate science to define truly green investments. The European Commission president is now in grave danger of allowing this all-important tool to become toothless.

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