Is Europe's Climate Ambition Losing Steam?

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Political tides are shifting across Europe as right-wing populist parties make gains, propelled partly by inflationary pressures and reinforced by grassroots resistance to green measures. This probably won’t derail the EU’s energy transition as policies are now largely agreed. Still, while Brussels is unlikely to back-pedal, there may be little appetite — or political capital — left for more ambition after the recent push to finalize Green Deal legislation, which looks likely to proceed.

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