[This event is cancelled until further notice] How could shifting the tax burden from labour to pollution and resources help the EU reach its climate goals?
Book published by Gallimard and overseen by Groupe d’études géopolitiques (GEG)
A special off-the-record conversation with Patrick Graichen.
At this event Bruegel launches a new Blueprint that collects voices of policymakers and academics on the crucial topic of how to make sure Europe will recover from the pandemic crisis while keeping their commitments to the Paris Agreement.
This Blueprint includes some of the Group’s most prominent voices on the different aspects of the multidimensional issue of green recovery.
The EU taxonomy grossly simplifies a complex and dynamic world. It might help prevent green-washing but other tools are needed to guide green investment.
Thirty years after Maastricht, a new treaty is needed: one that will commit the EU to tackling its greatest challenge in the decades ahead, climate change.
The taxonomy is unlikely to become the international “gold standard” in the field, which is a missed opportunity.
Spending and borrowing via a non-redistributive EU climate fund or under a well-designed green golden rule would result in similar project implementation and be treated the same in the EU’s fiscal framework.
China is not only a producer and consumer of EVs, but also of the battery components on which they depend.
A year after his inauguration, what has President Biden really achieved on climate?
The German-led G7 can accelerate decarbonisation while tackling climate justice.