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Can the EU Lead the Fight Against Climate Change?

Columbia Global Centers | Paris is pleased to announce a new collaborative series of debates dedicated to the future of Europe, featuring leading scholars from Columbia and prominent creative writers, intellectuals, and journalists from the European Union.

This impressive series of twelve on-line programs will be broadcast on a monthly basis from October 2020 to March 2021. Each program will be devoted to one of six centrally important questions facing Europe today. More info

Participants in this session will discuss the European Green Deal: What has been achieved since the launch of the EU Green Deal in December 2019? What is the impact of the Covid crisis on efforts to address climate change? How is the EU partnering with other international actors to fight climate change?

December 8, 2020Thierry Grillet interviews climatologist Jean Jouzel (pre-recorded in French).

December 15, 2020 | 1pm (New York) | 7pm (Paris): Join Laurence Tubiana (European Climate Foundation), Alex Halliday (Earth Institute, Columbia), Jason Bordoff (Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia), in a debate moderated by Adam Tooze (European Institute, Columbia).