Energy Charter Treaty: UK claims 'carve-out' reforms will help strengthen net zero ambitions

But campaigners slam concessions, arguing they continue to give fossil fuel investments another 10 years of legal protection Both the UK and European Union have secured opt-outs from provisions in the global Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) governing fossil fuel investments, with the ‘modernised’ international set to have “a much stronger focus on promoting clean, affordable … Read more