Sustainable hydrogen: a key open door for worldwide green recuperation

Sustainable hydrogen: a key open door for worldwide green recuperation

This week, the European Commission presented its hydrogen strategy. It sets out how to make clean hydrogen a viable solution for a climate-neutral economy and build a dynamic hydrogen value chain in Europe in the next five years, write Kadri Simson and Francesco La Camera. Kadri Simson is the EU Commissioner for Energy. Francesco La Camera is the director-general of the International Renewable Energy Agency. This opinion piece was written exclusively for EURACTIV. Europe’s investment in renewable hydrogen is anchored in its Green Deal strategy and commitment to zero emissions by 2050….

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Sweden and Denmark emerge from the shadows as meager EU players

Sweden and Denmark emerge from the shadows as meager EU players

Normally perceived as team players, Sweden and Denmark have found themselves playing the unaccustomed role of outliers in EU politics, blocking the widely backed COVID-19 recovery plan. Part of the so-called “frugal four”, the two Scandinavian countries are part of the last holdouts in passing a massive stimulus plan for the EU countries whose economies have been ravaged by the new coronavirus pandemic. “Until now we have been hiding behind the Brits and broadly people have seen Denmark as a nice, compliant country to EU law, but now the truth…

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