NGOs to Scholz: Nuclear energy is not sustainable

129 non-governmental organizations from Europe have sent an open letter to the likely next German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD), calling on him not to classify nuclear energy as sustainable. Scholz must confirm the German veto on this, the letter to the still-acting German finance minister says. The German government must lobby the EU Commission to ensure that neither nuclear energy nor fossil gas are classified as sustainable. For investors, it is important which forms of energy receive an appropriate seal of approval. France, in particular, which is heavily dependent on nuclear energy, is campaigning for this.

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