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Changing the Climate: Bridging Transatlantic Perspectives for Climate Action

Webinar, Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 15:00-16:15 CET / 09:00-10.15 EST via Zoom

One of President Biden’s first initiatives was to rejoin the Paris Agreement, signalling a complete shift in U.S. climate policy. To reinforce this intent, he convened a Climate Summit on the occasion of Earth Day (22 April). These initiatives will help the U.S. and Europe to synergise their efforts and establish real momentum for change on climate. However, commitment from other major global powers is also needed, especially China.

This webinar explored how transatlantic climate policy will evolve and what needs to be done to meet the set targets. It also looked at the possibility of more collaboration with China and the potential impact such a decision entails.

The webinar was organised by the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) in cooperation with the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF).

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Speakers:

  • Jytte GutelandRapporteur of the European Climate Law and Coordinator, Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and Coordinator, Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats, European Parliament
  • Alice HillDavid M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment, Council on Foreign Relations
  • David LivingstonSPEC Senior Advisor on trade, U.S. Department of State 
  • Nick Mabey, Co-Founding Director and Chief Executive, E3G 
  • Vassilis Ntousas , Senior Policy Advisor, Foundation for European Progressive Studies
  • Jacob WerksmanPrincipal Adviser for International Aspects of EU Climate Policy, European Commission 

Moderated by Megan RichardsVisiting Senior Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

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