The case for green strategic autonomy

The EU should do far more to reduce its dependence on imports of energy and critical raw materials. This would help the union preserve its independence in an increasingly dangerous world.

Three key areas of Europe’s climate diplomacy

The EU’s efforts to address climate change should place more emphasis on bilateral alliances and partnerships. But these efforts will only be credible if they are firmly rooted in domestic policies.




ECFR’s regular surveys of public opinion show that tackling climate change at EU level enjoys strong public support across many member states. European leaders should build on this. To do so, political leaders in key member states need to construct a compelling narrative for the European Green Deal tailored to their national setting.

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