A transatlantic climate alliance

"When Joe Biden visits Europe for the first time as US president, he should begin forging a transatlantic green deal. President Biden is visiting Brussels for the first time since his inauguration on 14 June,…
The Sound of Economics

“Climate and Development Policy” with Diana Fox Carney

Diana Fox Carney is an Oxford alumna and an expert in development and climate policy. She is known globally for her work with a wide range of organisations, from UK and Canadian think tanks to…
Oxford Society for International Development

Digital markets act

In December 2020, the European Commission published a proposal for a regulation on contestable and fair markets in the digital sector, otherwise referred to as the digital markets act (DMA). The proposed legislation lays down…
Climate Solutions

European Pillar of Social Rights: Gothenburg, Porto and beyond

The social pillar is to be the fifth pillar of the economic and monetary union. It is to serve as a compass for updating the EU's welfare states and labour markets to the new realities…
Climate Solutions

The Exchange: Steering Europe’s green transition

Frans Timmermans has a key leadership role in the European Union’s quest to reduce its 2030 emissions by 55% compared to 1990 levels. Ahead of a major set of green policy updates next month, he…
The Exchange

The digital footprint

A story about the Jevons Paradox
Climate Solutions

COP26 and Europe’s green grand bargain

Negotiations of the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) are underway in Glasgow. This week, host Mark Leonard speaks with Lykke Friis, ECFR board member and…
Mark Leonard's World in 30 Minutes

What is the cost of climate reform?

It’s been a week of tough talk on climate action. President Biden set out US plans for fighting climate change and called on the industrialised world to join his efforts to dramatically slash carbon emissions…
The Real Story

Strategic Compass and the EU’s €440 million failed gas projects

This week on EURACTIV’s Yellow Room, we are talking about Friday’s summit, where the EU leaders are expected to discuss security and defence issues. During the first part of their meeting, they will be joined…
Beyond the Byline

Can central banks save the planet?

"“We are not going to lead our society to a low-carbon economy by continuing to finance the status quo. “ Central bankers now seem keen to take on responsibility for policy objectives they have previously…
The Sound of Economics

US returns to Paris climate agreement, but faces ‘credibility gap’

This Spring, the European Central Bank will decide whether or not to move ahead with preparatory work to launch a digital euro, a project that could have far-reaching implications for the very foundations of the…
ESG Insider: A Podcast by S&P Global

The global impact of the European Green Deal

What are the key aspects of how the European Green Deal will change the world? Introduced by the new European Commission in 2019, the Green Deal’s goal is to decouple economic growth from resource use…
Mark Leonard's World in 30 Minutes