This morning, I had a meeting with the cabinet of EU Council President Van Rompuy. It became clear from the meeting that he is very much supportive of reducing the EU’s dependency on natural gas imports by promoting energy efficiency and renewables. In other words, fracking and shale gas is very much at the bottom of his priority list.
In the week of June 16-20, Member States will have bilateral contacts with the EU Council president.
This is why I want to ask you – again – to send this Letter European Council_Energy Security Strategy_June 2014 to your respective Heads of State and Government.
Maybe also consider some social media/Twitter actions, using #energysecurity. I tweeted today the following, for your inspiration: