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Policy & Regulation

Greens eye more influence over EU energy policy

Securing EU funding for gas infrastructure is getting harder, and the rise in popularity of the European Green Party will do little to reverse that Securing EU funding for gas infrastructure is getting harder, and the rise in popularity of the European Green Party will do little to reverse that.
By Andreas Walstad 23 May 2019 Europe & Russia / Policy & Regulation 0 34245
The flag of a Green party supporter in front of the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin. (PA)

The key issue: Projections suggest the Greens-European Free Alliance will gain more seats in the European Parliament after this week’s elections, which end on Sunday.

Interfax analysis: More seats for the European Green Party in the European Parliament will likely mean stronger opposition to EU funding of gas infrastructure. 

Much media attention has been given to the rising popularity of far-right and Brexit parties in this week’s European elections. However, polls also suggest The Greens-European Free Alliance (EFA) will increase its presence in the parliament over...