Noah J. Gordon

Contributions

Germany Finally Starts to Turn from Russian Gas

There was no alternative for Germany to buying gas from Vladimir Putin, until there was. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has reminded policymakers in Berlin that emergency action in the energy sector is possible.

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IP Quarterly
Carbon Critical
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Will the Traffic Light Turn Green?

Intra-coalition infighting, questions about EU policy, a mismatch between targets and policies—no sector better represents the climate challenges facing Germany’s government than transport.

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IP Quarterly
Carbon Critical
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The Case for Climate Optimism

Efforts to mitigate climate damage are not going well ahead of COP26. But they could also be going much worse.

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IP Quarterly
Carbon Critical
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COP26: Goodbye Coal, Hello Oil and Gas

A Chinese announcement made clear that coal power is finished. But there’s a way to go before the same can be said of oil and gas.

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IP Quarterly
Carbon Critical
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Pricing vs Rules: The EU’s Balancing Act

Price-based or quantity-based mechanisms, which offer the more effective and fairer way to achieve carbon neutrality? In fact, the debate is somewhat artificial—EU climate policy needs both.

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IP Quarterly
Carbon Critical
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