The Atlantic Council, the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), and Groupe d’études géopolitiques (GEG) were honored to host “Decarbonization solutions for addressing Europe’s green industrial policy challenge,” a high-level workshop on decarbonization in Paris on March 20. The event promoted an open discussion between policymakers, analysts, and the private sector on Europe’s energy challenges, and to discuss what could be a common approach to on Europe’s energy security and climate challenges, and to discuss what could be a common approach to resolving threats to US-EU solidarity as well as Europe’s internal fissures.


H.E. Laurence Boone

Secretary of State for European Affairs

Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs of the French Republic

Kerstin Jorna

Director General, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (GROW)

European Commission

Sena Latif

Acting Chief of Mission

Embassy of Romania in Paris

Benoît Potier

Chief Executive Officer

Air Liquide

Laurence Tubiana

Chief Executive Officer

European Climate Foundation

In conversation with

Guntram Wolff

Chief Executive Officer

German Council on Foreign Relations

Transform Europe Initiative

The Atlantic Council’s Transform Europe Initiative (TEI) is a critical element of the Europe Center’s drive towards structural reforms in Europe.

TEI leverages a robust body of work in strategic decarbonization.

The Europe Center promotes leadership, strategies and analysis to ensure a strong, ambitious and forward-looking transatlantic relationship.

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.