(October 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm CEST)
The European Union is currently finalizing the details of its European Green Deal, an effort to transform the 27-nation bloc into a low-carbon economy. The EU aspires to achieve net-zero carbon emissions and eliminate pollution by 2050 while also creating new jobs in a new clean-energy economy. Is this a model for the rest of the world or a large-scale exercise in greenwashing? Four experts evaluate this enormous undertaking from a variety of economic, environmental, and geopolitical angles.