Fossil-fuel treaty quakes as civil society coalition scores victory after victory The death knell has sounded for the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT)

When Spain and the Netherlands – the birthplace of the ECT – signalled their intention to withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), the dominoes began to fall, with France, Germany, Slovenia and Luxembourg also following suit. This culminated with a vote in the European Parliament on 24 November, where a majority with more than 100 votes difference chose to ditch the treaty.  

Final Vote count resolution c9-0498/2022

The Left in the European Parliament/ Twitter

Final Vote count resolution c9-0498/2022

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