Climate change is rapidly rising as a public concern across Europe and citizens can and must be involved in policy-making on the energy transition.
Pierre Jean Coulon, Claire Vandewalle and Kristian Krieger
Pierre Jean Coulon is president of the European Economic and Social Committee’s ‘TEN’ section—Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and Information Society. He has had a distinguished career in the French trade union movement (CFTC), the United Nations’ Commission for Sustainable Development and the international NGO Droit à l’Energie SOS Futur. Claire Vandewalle assists the EESC secretariat’s evaluation of EU energy and transport policies. Kristian Krieger is responsible for energy policy in the secretariat of the TEN section. He holds a PhD in environmental governance from King’s College London.