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EU countries can use coal, nuclear if they don't endanger climate goals, Timmermans says

EU countries can revert to using coal power or temporarily reversing nuclear phaseouts to boost their security of energy supply — as long as they can maintain their overall climate goals, European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans has said.

At a meeting of the European Parliament’s environment committee, Timmermans said there are “n

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Kathryn Carlson

Financial Services Correspondent, Europe

Kathryn is a correspondent leading EU financial services coverage for MLex in Brussels. She previously covered energy and trade as a reporter for MLex, and has written for Reuters and The Times of London among other outlets. Kathryn holds a degree in English Literature from the University of Oxford and spent time working in Italy and France before making the move to Brussels.

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