Senior writer Dave Keating is a US journalist and conference moderator covering European affairs from Brussels, with a focus on environment and energy. He has worked for France24 and Forbes. Contact Dave at: dave.keating [at] energymonitor.ai
A constitutional court ruling scrapping the country’s climate budget and a teetering coalition government has put Germany’s climate commitment in doubt as an increasingly powerful right wing promises to backtrack on climate legislation if elected.
The EU’s carbon border adjustment mechanism now picking up speed in the European Parliament will have ripple effects worldwide – some of which could be unintended and counter-intuitive, businesses warn.