Aug 24, 2021Sigmar Gabriel
puts the lie to the narrative that Germany is a net contributor country in the EU, proposes how Europe should deal with China, and explains what is wrong with the German election campaign.
Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.
sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.