The Transatlantic Climate Policy Project focuses on bringing extensive European experience in designing and implementing climate policy to the US; engaging in robust dialogue about how to harmonize respective climate policies and resolve resulting trade, innovation, and investment issues; and exploring how the US and Europe can work together to take a renewed global leadership role in climate action.
The Transatlantic Climate Policy Project regularly convenes government, industry, civil society, and public stakeholders to discuss ongoing developments in international climate policy and diplomacy.
commentary & analysis
May 3, 2022
Transatlantic cooperation on green steel: Building effective standards
Kelsey Forren, Maia Sparkman
Plenty of work has already been done to develop comprehensive transatlantic standards on green steel. When choosing from these options, policymakers should keep certain priorities in mind.
Aug 9, 2021
FAST THINKING: What the UN climate report didn’t say
The report maps a path to avert planetary catastrophe if humans completely stop adding carbon dioxide to the atmosphere by 2050. But is that even possible?
Jul 15, 2021
Fit for 55: Reshaping global climate leadership and transatlantic cooperation
The Global Energy Center
Global Energy Experts analyze the impact and highlights from the newly released European Union “Fit for 55” climate action package.
Apr 2, 2021
Rapid response: President Biden’s American Jobs Plan
Global Energy Center
Released on March 31, the Biden-Harris administration’s massive infrastructure plan, called the American Jobs Plan, is hugely ambitious. The proposal does not just look to fix crumbling US infrastructure, it aims to transform the US economy, simultaneously addressing climate change, unemployment, and historic inequities.
Nov 29, 2020
Which Trump Administration-era policies should the incoming Biden-Harris Administration continue?
Global Energy Center
Amidst the Trump Administration’s empty talk of “energy dominance,” “freedom gas,” and “the cleanest air, the cleanest water,” the Administration developed a number of good policies that align with President-elect Biden’s climate, energy security, and foreign policy objectives. If the Senate remains in Republican hands, these areas might be some of the best opportunities President-elect Biden has to advance his climate and energy goals.
The Global Energy Center promotes energy security by working alongside government, industry, civil society, and public stakeholders to devise pragmatic solutions to the geopolitical, sustainability, and economic challenges of the changing global energy landscape.
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