Europe was built on coal. We all owe a great deal to the people who went down the coal mines each morning. Coal may have run its course, but that energy and skill is needed now more than ever. People from the mining regions have to be at the heart of this transition.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster. We must learn the lessons of history. We will continue to campaign - in the European Parliament and elsewhere - for an end to nuclear energy.