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The Pipe Dream of a Green Nord Stream 2

One of the reasons advanced for building the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline is that it’s needed for a cleaner hydrogen future. But such arguments don’t add up.

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Flexing the Regulatory Muscle

The European Union is getting ready to introduce a so-called carbon border tax. But such a mechanism will not be easy to implement and has some pitfalls.

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A Desirable Race to the Bottom

In the Brexit negotiations presently on knife’s edge, climate issues play a minor role. However, concerns around them mirror the obstacles. Both sides should realize they are essentially on the same team.

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Net-Zero What?

In the bid to tackle global warming, achieving net-zero carbon dioxide emissions would be good. Net-zero greenhouse gas emissions would be even better.

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A Transatlantic Green Deal

A Biden victory could pave the way for a big US climate package to match the European Green Deal. However, the checks and balances of the US political system may still throw up obstacles.

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Angela Merkel’s Green New Deal

The German chancellor has signaled that climate protection is high on her EU presidency agenda. She is well positioned to advance her goals.

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