"I don't understand the reasoning of Denmark's government"

Denmark's government is breaking with the country's tradition of leading in green energy policy, is the criticism from one of Europe's most influential energy politicians, who calls the new Danish renewables deal "systemic nonsense".

Photo: EP/Sebastien Bozon

Claude Turmes looks across the crowd and smiles. Headed to Friday's EU summit in Tallinn, the MEP, who often ranks high on lists of the most influential energy politicians in the EU, has dedicated a few hours to participate in a debate about European and Danish energy policy at the Danish Parliament, Christianborg.

"I feel at home here," says Turmes of the EU Parliament's green group.

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