Pascal Lamy: As America turns the page, the EU must sharpen its climate innovation edge

A global race to rapidly retool economies to thrive in a climate-neutral world has begun, and we in Europe cannot coast by on our early gains nor allow our competitors to nose ahead of us

19th January, 2021
Pascal Lamy: As America turns the page, the EU must sharpen its climate innovation edge
‘Europe must builds upon the hard-won lead it has established in industries like wind turbine manufacturing’. Picture: Getty

You can forgive Europeans who wrote off Donald Trump’s America as nothing more than a giant obstacle to building a better world. But tomorrow morning Joe Biden moves into the White House and he does so with a majority in both chambers of Congress. This has major ramifications for climate change. It also presents the European Union with an opportunity to elevate the profile of its own global climate leadership – which is exactly where...

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