How could additional regulation incentivise investment while upholding the integrity of sustainable finance?
A ‘green industrial policy’ able to promote economic growth, job creation and environmental goals altogether will be fundamental to Europe’s climate change ambitions.
A conversation on green recovery with the Polish Minister of Climate and Environment, Michał Kurtyka
How US climate policy is likely to evolve, and which international impacts can be expected?
The EU needs to develop a strong green industrial policy. What should Europe's strategy look like and how can we achieve it?
This Blueprint examines how the European Union can develop a coherent green industrial policy that will serve the goals of the European Green Deal.
Is the green deal a strategy for growth or simply a reallocation mechanism?
"The current design of green bonds means they aren't fulfilling their potential. We propose an alternative: issuance of regular bonds with attached green certificates that ensure earmarking for green purposes. The new design would reduce financing costs and in turn would provide incentives to start a greater number of environmentally-friendly projects."
Creating the conditions for the most promising low-carbon sectors to grow is the most efficient way to enable decarbonisation. As sector potential is regional and associated with regions' current strengths in related technologies, policy should aim to boost the growth potential of low-carbon technologies on a regional level.
Analysing potential recovery spending and green investment through multiple dimensions.
What will a reformed European Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) look like?
"2021 can be a breakthrough year for climate: the new US administration and the EU have a real opportunity, through a ‘global net zero coalition’, to remove some of the key bottlenecks in the global path to climate neutrality."