The Taxonomy CDA’s misalignment with the path to net-zero and REPowerEU, and the CEE perspective

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June 28, 2022

10:30 - 12:00 CET


Date: 10:30-12:00 Tuesday, 28 June

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Bellona EuropaCAN Europe and E3G have the pleasure of inviting you to the virtual event “Taxonomy CDA’s misalignment with path to net-zero and REPowerEU and the CEE perspective”. This is the fourth and last event of the Bellona Europa event series on the Taxonomy CDA, co-hosted by a range of cooperative partners.

The European Commission’s REPowerEU strategy set the path to end Europe’s problematic dependency on fossil fuels, and in particular Russian fossil gas. The solution identified: to accelerate the continent-wide deployment of renewable and low carbon technologies. Rather, the Taxonomy CDA makes these very solutions compete for sustainable funding with fossil gas. Join us for a discussion on how the CDA, if it remains unchanged, risks hindering the aims of the REPowerEU, locking in Europe’s fossil assets by green-lighting more investments into new fossil gas project. This event will also delve into the CEE perspectives, and how the Taxonomy CDA will influence the CEE region in particular.


  • Welcome by moderator – Esther Bollendorff, EU Gas Policy Coordinator, CAN Europe
  • Introduction of main conclusion event series – Lina Strandvåg Nagell, Senior Manager Projects & EU Policy, Bellona Europa
  • Remarks from MEP Christophe Hansen, Group of the European People’s Party
  • Aligning the EU’s green taxonomy with the new geopolitical reality – Tsvetelina Kuzmanova, Policy Advisor, E3G
  • CEE perspective – Mihnea Catuti, Head of Research, Energy Policy Group
  • Q&A

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