With environment issues rising quickly up the EU agenda, it’s time to get trade and ecological policies into coherent alignment.
Social Europe Articles on Ecology
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If the EU does not address its role in domestic deforestation it will never reach its goal of carbon neutrality.
Having squandered past opportunities and shirked previous commitments, we now must start making up for lost time.
The irony of genuinely ‘free trade’ is only regulation enables it. Europe cannot lead the ecological transition without recognising this.
Public development banks will be critical to global efforts to ‘build back better’. They should complement their climate investments with nature-based goals.
Unions can be torn between mitigating climate change tomorrow and saving jobs today. A significant Just Transition Fund could ease that dilemma.
Executive remuneration packages not only drive a race to the top but do not account for companies’ environmental ‘externalities’. This needs to change.