The Energy Charter Treaty — How shadow courts could prolong Europe’s fossil age


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Investigate Europe
25 February 2021
A little-known treaty with over 50 signatories allows companies to sue states for enacting climate-friendly legislation. A product of the 90s, the Energy Charter Treaty came into being to encourage investments in former Soviet states. But today, critics and experts believe that it has outlived its purpose.

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