Through considering several different national perspectives, we discuss how to reconcile the EU Climate Strategy targets with national energy and climate policies.
As the newly elected European Parliament and the new Commission will be picking up their function, the EU Climate Strategy will be one of the major challenges going forward – both the implementation at EU level and the translation into national energy coordination are full of potential controversies, be it on the speed of decarbonisation (2030, 2040), the targets (80% or 95% reduction by 2050), and – foremost – the appropriate energy mix between fossil fuels, nuclear, renewables, imports, etc. In addition, the appropriate instruments to coordinate European and national targets have yet to be determined.
The aim of this event is to inform relevant stakeholders (in particular COM) of the very different national narratives and rationales, as well as try to explore the ways to reconcile the different sides of the debate.
This event is currently open only to Bruegel’s members.
Check-in & lunch
Chair: Georg Zachmann, Senior Fellow
Maciej Burny, Director, Department of International Affairs, Polish Energy Group (PGE)
Carole Mathieu, Research Fellow, Centre for Energy of the French Institute for International Relations (Ifri)
Christian von Hirschhausen, Professor of Energy Economics and Public Sector Management, Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden), and Research Director, DIW Berlin (German Institute for Economic Research)
Director, Department of International Affairs, Polish Energy Group (PGE)
Research Fellow, Centre for Energy of the French Institute for International Relations (Ifri)
Professor of Energy Economics and Public Sector Management, Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden), and Research Director, DIW Berlin (German Institute for Economic Research)
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