Energy insecurity: EU funds for fossil gas in Poland and Romania contradict climate goals
Report | 6 June 2023
This report reveals how much EU public money has been channelled toward the expansion of fossil gas infrastructure in Poland and Romania since 2014 as well as what plans these two countries have for using various EU funding sources to finance additional fossil gas projects in coming years.
Although the EU has put some restrictions on fossil gas financing in the current EU budget period, in Poland and Romania, EU funding for fossil gas has actually increased rather than decreased.
These examples show how allocations for fossil gas under existing EU programmes and funds undermine the EU climate and energy transition agenda and, as such, require urgent revision.