Can the EU Lead the Fight Against Climate Change?

A trans-Atlantic dialogue on the European Green Deal, climate diplomacy, and the impact of youth activist movements on shaping public policy.

Editor's note:

This article was published by Columbia University News.

Joelle Theubet
December 18, 2020

On December 15, Columbia Global Centers | Paris, the Alliance Program, and the European Institute hosted a conversation with Columbia climate leaders and European public policy experts. The discussion, moderated by European Institute director Adam Tooze, featured Jason Bordoff, founding director of SIPA Center on Energy Policy, and Alex Halliday, director of the Earth Institute and the Columbia Climate School. They were joined by Enrico Letta, former Italian prime minister and dean of the Paris School of International Affairs, and Laurence Tubiana, CEO of the European Climate Foundation and a key architect of the Paris Agreement.