The EU is the regional block with the most advanced energy transition and climate change plan. This section will examine issues, policies, and decarbonization strategies for key countries like German, France, the Netherlands, the UK.


EU introduces ambitious new climate plan, “Fit for 55” – video interview with Dr. Stephen Hill, associate director of the Trent School of the Environment

EU introduces massive climate legislation designed to “transform” economy, society – video interview with Dr. Akshat Rathi, Bloomberg climate and energy reporter

EU to create border carbon adjustment tax, is Canada next? – video interview with economist Aaron Cosbey, International Institute for Sustainable Development

How renewable energy certificates + markets grow European wind, solar – video interview with Tom Lindberg of Norwegian consulting firm ECHOZ

Europeans see Americans as climate change laggards, despite Biden’s new clean energy plan – video interview with Dr. Akshat Rathi, Bloomberg climate and energy reporter

European oil majors accelerating the pivot to low-carbon economy – video interview with Valentina Kretzschmar, Wood Mackenzie

E-bikes are all the rage in Europe, catching on in North America – video interview with Ryan Citron, EV analyst, Guidehouse Insights




Germany’s Energiewende shows energy transitions are damned difficult


The Netherlands close to integrating EVs into national power grid – video interview with Baerte de Bray of ElaadNL


Norway blacklisting Alberta oil sands companies is sign of things to come, not ‘hypocrisy’ or ‘climate political points’ – Markham On Energy column

Norway’s wealth fund should continue to invest in oil: commission – Energi Media article

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