This summer’s deadly heat wave could be the third major impetus in just two years for countries to acknowledge that tilting European markets through carbon pricing isn’t enough to address the climate crisis. To meet the existential challenge, states must intervene aggressively in markets, starting with energy regulations and industrial policies.
Customers are going to start to see higher prices even higher than what they're paying now. But most of the burden will fall on industry.
Berlin’s seemingly technical energy debate is actually social and political.
The EU’s unity on Ukraine could unravel as energy prices soar and Germany continues to buy Russian gas. Berlin’s strategic and leadership is urgently needed.*
Join the Carnegie Africa Program and for an in-depth expert panel discussion on the transition plans from Nigerian and Indian experts and the implications for the rest of the world.
Countries Need to Reduce Emissions Now, Not Just in the Distant Future.
Join Carnegie for a conversation featuring Sue Biniaz and Tino Cuéllar on the state of play for climate change and what steps communities, nations, and institutions can take to preserve our shared future.
By addressing the questions raised by climate change, think tanks, including Carnegie, will be better able to help countries and policymakers through an enormously fraught, consequential, and complicated period of human history.
Water scarcity threatens the political, social, economic, and environmental stability of Iran. The European Union can help by trailblazing a new form of diplomacy that integrates climate action, cultural exchange, and technological cooperation.