Green Deal reloaded — Perspectives for a Sustainable and Just Transition of the EU
The paper series »Green Deal reloaded — Perspectives for a Sustainable and Just Transition of the EU« is a joint project of the Genshagen Foundation and the Institut Montaigne as part of the Genshagen Forum for French-German Dialogue. In the context of the COVID-19 crisis and the European recovery programmes, it aims to promote a high-level French-German dialogue on the economic, social and political implications of climate policies. The series provides a platform for leading French and German experts to outline a more sustainable and resilient model for the future and examine the European Union’s potential as a key actor of the ecological transformation.
Partner : Institut Montaigne
Sponsors : German Federal Foreign Office, Association for the Promotion of the Genshagen Foundation
In the seventh contribution of our "Green Deal reloaded" series, Roderick Kefferpütz, Senior Analyst at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS), recommends that the EU in general and the Franco-German tandem in particular follow a realistic climate policy towards China, combining cooperation and competition.
In the sixth contribution of our “Green Deal reloaded” series, Camilla Bausch, Scientific and Executive Director of Ecologic Institute, analyses the opportunities and challenges of a carbon border adjustment mechanism, which aims to avoid competitive disadvantages for European firms due to climate protection requirements.
In this contribution, Barbara Praetorius, Professor for Sustainability, Environmental and Energy Economics and Policy at the Berlin University of Applied Sciences for Engineering and Economics (HTW), analyses ways to make the European industry fit for the future with a targeted, climate-oriented industrial policy harmonized across Europe.
In this third contribution of our series, Wolfgang Lemb, Executive Board Member of IG-Metall, and Philippe Portier, National Secretary in the Executive Committee of CFDT, discuss the opportunities and challenges of the “Just Transition” in France and Germany. They conclude that in order to avoid structural fracturing, the resources of the Just Transition Fund must be significantly increased.