It will take more than sustainable-finance rules to summon the investment required for the socio-ecological transformation.
Europe can replace all Russian fossil-fuel imports with clean solutions by 2025—but only if it avoids the coal trap.
The Green Deal assumes economic growth can be ‘decoupled’ from ecological damage. That’s wishful thinking.
Meeting the challenge of climate change requires social democracy to come up with a new social paradigm.
The faster we deploy the European Green Deal, the quicker we become crisis-proof. Brussels must resist siren calls for inertia.
To deal with the climate crisis, governments must recognise that only the state has allowed the last three crises to be contained.
The latest European Social Survey shows rising concern about climate change. But is it enough?
Corporations tacking on environmental and social goals falls well short of an answer.
Europe’s municipalities are developing social and ecological solutions to the energy crisis.
Coal has been at the heart of the just-transition debate. Cars need to be central too.
Because the changes to achieve sustainable wellbeing for all are so big, they require determined social movements.
Europe could go backwards on just transition in the face of the fossil-fuel supply crisis. Except that it can’t.
A green revolution of low-cost energy for all keeps our future secure from global heating—and dictators.
A clean, expanded power system can be achieved in Europe by 2035—at no extra cost above stated plans.
Europe should mitigate the protectionist threat in its climate agenda.
The worst scenario of an ‘unjust transition’ has hoved into view with the Russian invasion of Ukraine. But another Europe is possible.
Converting to an economy based on need rather than accumulation is not just an ecological imperative but a social desideratum.
The treaty stands in the way of signatories implementing the IEA’s exhortation to stop investing in fossil fuels.
Far from reversing EU action on climate change, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has boosted a wave of more ambitious policies.
‘Just transition’ is an idea whose time has come. But where did the Just Transition Fund come from?
To address climate change, biodiversity loss and plastic pollution, Stockholm+50 must confront oil, gas and coal head-on.