Leaked documents reveal UK fight to dilute EU green energy targets

Leaked documents reveal UK fight to dilute EU green energy targets

The Guardian – Allegations of coalition hypocrisy over green issues as critics say documents show UK has caved in to fossil fuel lobbyistsThe government has been trying to water down key environmental regulations in Brussels despite trumpeting its commitment to green issues at home, leaked documents show.The papers, seen by the Guardian, reveal British officials repeatedly trying to prevent the adoption of European Union rules on energy efficiency, curtailing the proposals and making them voluntary rather than mandatory in many cases. In addition, the UK has tried repeatedly to ensure that the EU does not ad…

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