“The green transition cannot be made at the expense of basic security (the European Union. -



And if the situation forces us to do so, then we should not hesitate to temporarily return to traditional energy sources,” Morawiecki said.

A short-term return to coal use may be necessary to maintain a strong European society in the face of inflation, the threat of fuel shortages and rising electricity prices in the region, he said.

Earlier, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in an interview with CNN, said that the “party” of hydrocarbons from Russia for the G7 countries was over.

The head of Rosneft, Igor Sechin, expressed the opinion that anti-Russian sanctions have done away with the green transition, since it is no longer needed to manipulate the market.