The ‘Fit-for-55’ Package: A Giant Leap for the European Economy? Ifri Green Deal Virtual Lunch Series
With the “Fit for 55” package, the European Union (EU) is the first global player to turn its climate neutrality pledge into a wide set of transformative policy proposals.
This complete overhaul of climate legislation will reshape the European economy at high speed, with far-reaching implications for all individuals, all sectors, and all trading partners.
To complete the negotiation journey, EU legislators will have to ensure fairness and cost-efficiency by striking the right balance between carbon pricing, standardization and facilitating measures. In this context, how should the Commission’s proposals be adjusted? Which trade-offs can be envisaged to bridge political and national divides? In the end, how to ensure that the EU now delivers on the Green Deal’s promise of a climate-neutral and prosperous economy?
Chair: Marc-Antoine Eyl-Mazzega, Director, Center for Energy & Climate, Ifri
- Pascal Canfin, Member of the European Parliament (Renew Europe Group) and Chair of the ENVI committee
- Henrike Hahn, Member of the European Parliament (Greens/EFA Group), spokesperson for industrial policy for the German Greens in the European Parliament, Member of the ITRE commitee, Substitute Member of the ECON and BUDG commitees
Moderator: Carole Mathieu, Head of EU Energy & Climate Policies, Center for Energy & Climate, Ifri
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