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Can the EU Lead the Fight against Climate Change?

Past Event

December 15, 2020

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

LIVE VIRTUAL DEBATE | 1pm (New York) | 7pm (Paris)

The third session of the "Debating the Future of Europe" series will focus on the European Green Deal. What has been achieved since the launch of the EU Green Deal in December 2019? What is the impact of the Covid crisis on efforts to address climate change? How is the EU partnering with other international actors to fight climate change?

Join Jason Bordoff (SIPA Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia), Alex Halliday (Earth Institute, Columbia), Enrico Letta (PSIA), and Laurence Tubiana (European Climate Foundation), in a debate moderated by Adam Tooze (European Institute, Columbia).

This discussion is part of the series “Debating the Future of Europe,” organized by https://globalcenters.columbia.edu/paris“>Columbia Global Centers | Paris, the https://europe.columbia.edu/” target=”_blank”>European Institute and the https://alliance.columbia.edu/” target=”_blank”>Alliance Program.

Co-sponsored by: https://alumni.columbia.edu/” target=”_blank”>Columbia Alumni Association,http://maisonfrancaise.org/” target=”_blank”>Columbia Maison Française, https://library.columbia.edu/” target=”_blank”>Columbia University Libraries, the https://ideasimagination.columbia.edu/” target=”_blank”>Institute for Ideas and Imagination, https://european-legal-studies.law.columbia.edu/” target=”_blank”>European Legal Studies Center at Columbia Law School, https://legrandcontinent.eu/fr/” target=”_blank”>Le Grand Continent, http://paris-europe.eu/” target=”_blank”>La Maison de l'Europe de Paris,and https://www.sciencespo.fr/us-foundation/index.html” target=”_blank”>Sciences Po American Foundation. With additional support from the https://info.erasmusplus.fr/” target=”_blank”>Erasmus + programme of the European Union and the Advisory Board of the Paris Global Center.