‘No greenwashing’: Fossil gas and nuclear must not be defined as clean, ministers tell IEA summit. Medium- and long-term policy clarity is essential to attract the private finance needed to reach net zero by 2050, event hears. Greenwashing must be eliminated, fossil gas and nuclear must not be labelled as green technologies, and long-term policy clarity will be essential in order to finance the energy transition and reach net-zero emissions by 2050, the International Energy Agency-COP26 Net Zero Summit was told on Wednesday. “We know we are at the crossroads in 21 — the decisions we make today will decide if we deliver on the Paris Agreement or not, and we are the last generation of politicians who can deliver on the Paris Agreement,” Austrian energy and climate minister Leonore Gewessler told the event’s Mobilising Clean Energy Investment panel.
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