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22.12.2017
The Missing Link: Reconnecting the EU with its Citizens Through Renewables

For Europe to successfully transition to renewables, reforms must empower energy actors on the local level.

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06.09.2017
Think Global, Act Local: The Role of Regional Actors in Climate Protection

One state in Germany- alongside many in the US – is showing that sub-national actors can take a lead in protecting the climate.

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27.04.2017
In Good Company: The German Energy Transition and its Echo in France

France & Germany historically represented two different approaches to producing energy – are they growing closer?

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01.04.2017
Ring the Alarm? Assessing the Threats to Europe’s Energy Security

Are some of the measures to promote energy security doing more harm than good, by creating a distraction from the real steps needed in light of climate change and increasing instability?

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14.02.2017
Why is Energy Poverty Still an Issue?

People across Europe still suffer from ‘energy poverty’ – what does it consist of and what policies are needed to deal with the problem?

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14.12.2016
The Paris Climate Plan Is on Life Support: Can Negative Emissions Deliver on Global Climate Ambitions?

Post-Trump, should Greens embrace the potential of negative carbon emissions?

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02.08.2016
Looking for a New Way of Talking About State-Financed Innovation

A book review of The Entrepreneurial State by Mariana Mazzucato.

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24.06.2016
Vattenfall: The Downfall of the European Greens?

The Swedish power company Vattenfall, its mining activities and its impact throughout Europe – especially in Germany – illustrates the need for Greens to Europeanise their battles and their cooperation. Environmental protection and cross-national cooperation are two values that European Greens pride themselves on upholding. Vattenfall is and should be a test case for European Greens.

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18.11.2015
The Two Revolutions that Are Changing the Climate Game

An interview with French Green MEP Yannick Jadot.

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04.09.2015
Reconsidering EU-Russia energy relations: a basis for a new balance

The aftermath of the Ukrainian crisis, the Russian military intervention and the undeclared war in eastern Ukraine.

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