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Starting now! "Climate Change and the Future of Europe" is our public debate co-hosted with @EuroInstRomania and we're LIVE on @YouTube!

Head over there to hear our experts' analysis first hand, or stick around for the Twitter highlights

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This public debate takes place in the context of the latest book TEPSA has published: "Climate Change and the Future of Europe: Views from the Capitals", co-edited by today's moderator Michael Kaeding (@unidue) alongside @JohannesPollak and @_PaulSchmidt

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.@EuroInstRomania Director-General Oana-Mihaela Mocanu gives an overview of the Institute's extensive and impressive research on #climate issues

To learn more about the Institute and its work within the TEPSA Network, check out our website! 👉 tepsa.eu/members/romani…

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Our new #EconomicResilience Index is out!

EU countries hit hardest by economic crises are still least prepared for the next crises – among them rich countries like Italy.

Why that’s bad, why they are also least prepared for the #greentransition and what to do - a thread🧵1/10 Image
Scandinavian economies are the best-placed to absorb, recover from, and adapt to shocks, with Sweden first in the ranking. Romania, Greece and Bulgaria are the countries at the bottom of the Index. 2/10
Some of EU’s largest economies are not doing well: France ranks 11 out of 25, Spain 18 und Italy 19. The breakdown shows: Divergence is particularly large in the dimensions of Education & Skills and Governance. 3/10 Image
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Around the world #IndustrialPolicy is back on policy agendas, but analysis of these policies is limited by a lack of cross-comparable data. We're looking to address this gap through our #OECD Quantifying Industrial Strategies (QuIS) project. A short 🧵on what we're doing 👇 1/7
The QuIS project defines Industrial Policy as direct support extended by the public sector to businesses & aimed at 1⃣ promoting investment, 2⃣ improving competitiveness, or 3⃣ structurally increasing economic development. 2/7
Our methodology to measure & categorise industrial policy expenditures is based on this definition. This is a crucial step towards our goal of gathering and providing the data necessary to compare Industrial Strategies across but also within countries. 3/7
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This is true. The one European country that is riding out this energy shock driven economic crisis relatively easily is France, which had an energy monopoly company EDF which also had the know how and scale to build nuclear plants, for the UK.
Doubtless it will cause apoplexy in some quarters to just say this, but the complexity of the coming #greentransition requires scaled investment and change that the private sector is unable to deliver in a timely or cost effective manner. It’s time to face reality.
Addressing the transformational challenge of #climatechange is analogous to fighting a war. Only at a global scale over a much longer time frame. A much larger and more complex task.

Markets can certainly help deliver (& EDF is a company), but centralised planning is needed.
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The @EnR_Network held its first in person meeting in over 2 years in #Lisbon. After a first day of fruitful discussion on collaborative action between Energy Agencies, today, the network held a seminar on #energy and #water #efficiency at national and local levels.
The President of @EnR_Network, @nelsonlage highlighted the role of energy agencies in the #GreenTransition, as enabling agents acting between international and local level, to balance the three dimensions of the #EnergyTrilemma: Security Affordability #Sustainability
Sec of State @Joaogalamba described the vision for national-local level governance towards #NetZero in 2050: "energy agencies work to mobilize local authorities, economic players, and citizens to fight #ClimateCrisis, to foster cities’ pivotal role to deliver the #EUGreenDeal"
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We are LIVE tweeting this panel discussion with @amitabhk87, Gwendoline Abunaw, @KettelThomsen, @Joojin_SFOC and @shikha_bhasin

Stay tuned for updates!

Watch the session LIVE here:

#Raisina2022 #RaisinaDialogue #TerraNova #Greentransition
.@amitabhk87: The financial architecture wasn’t designed for #climatechange. There is a vast amount of capital available for climate change, but it will flow in when the risks are mitigated. For risks to be mitigated the financial architecture needs to be altered.

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.@amitabhk87: If the developing world wishes to have #green, #resilient and #inclusive growth, it will only happen with concessional financing which would enable technology leapfrogging.

#Raisina2022
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We are LIVE tweeting this panel discussion with @AHuitfeldt @anuahsa .@MathiasCormann @SantiagoCafiero @amitabhk87 and @IlaPatnaik.

Stay tuned for updates!

#Raisina2022 #RaisinaDialogue #TerraNova
Watch it LIVE here:

#Raisina2022
.@IlaPatnaik: The next industrial revolution cannot be based on #fossil questions. The question is how can we meet the #SDG goals while shifting to a greener economic system.

#Raisina2022
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With #Raisina2022 kickstarting today, @orfonline is delighted to announce the launch of the 6th edition of our flagship annual journal of essays, the #RaisinaFiles.

Edited by @samirsaran and @anahitakhanna95.

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Are the contours of a new geopolitical formation—the DragonBear—characterised by deepening relations between #China & #Russia in key strategic areas, now increasingly visible? If so, what are #Putin's geopolitical choices?

From @vtchakarova

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To forestall ceding more manufacturing output and control over critical #supplychains to #China, other nations must be prepared to rethink long-standing conventions about international #trade, writes Jeffrey Jeb Nadaner.

#Raisina2022 #RaisinaDialogue2022
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Join us at 11:00 CET today for our online debate! Don't miss out on the chance to learn how the EU LPG market can become 100% renewable by 2050, and what role the EU legislation, such as #RED, can play in the #GreenTransition. liquidgaseurope.eu/news/towards-1…
“All of Europe’s #LPG demand in 2050 can be supplied by #bioLPG.” Eric Johnson, Managing Director, Atlantic Consulting.
“We can replace heating oil with propane on the short term and replace propane with biopropane on the longer term.” Joël Pedessac, Director General, France Gaz Liquides.
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❗️ STARTING NOW | Our #TalkingAfricaEurope on Climate and Energy begins. On the agenda:
🌿 #ClimateAction
🌍 #AUEUSummit
🤝 #CitizenEngagement
… and much more!
↪️ frnds.eu/AEFCLEN
Kicking off our first #TalkingAfricaEurope discussion on the year, Mo Ibrahim, Founder and Chairman @Mo_IbrahimFdn, notes the importance of having cross-continental discussions, especially ahead of the #AUEUSummit. ⤵️
Joining us at today's #TalkingAfricaEurope discussion, @CharlesMichel, @eucopresident, stresses that the next #AUEUSummit should be "the opportunity for a new paradigm, for a new approach, for a new alliance between Africa and Europe". #ReimagineAfricaEurope
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It feels to me that @RishiSunak needs some help getting the economy back on track.

Ahead of the autumn #budget2021, I've busted some economic myths he seems to believe...

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Myth 1️⃣ : We are well on our way to recovery with the fastest growth in the G7.
Busted: Our economy was one of the worst hit, so we are growing from a low base. The IMF says our economy is still 5% below its pre-pandemic path. & our economy is projected to lag behind all G7 countries in 2024.
Myth 2️⃣: We need to start balancing the books because we can’t afford to borrow any more.

Busted: Our debt level is high, but what matters is the cost of financing this debt. At 6% of tax receipts, the cost of servicing the debt is the second lowest it’s been since WWII.
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Welcome to day 1⃣ #PPCLisbon

We're now hearing our opening remarks from Nuno Severiano Teixeira, Director of @iprinova

As always, we'll be collecting the great highlights of our first session here on Twitter

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Nuno Severiano Teixeira, Director of @iprinova, gives his remarks about the chief topic of #PPCLisbon: #EU2021PT!

"Europe is in a crucial moment, facing internal and international challenges. #EU2021PT will have to deal with this"

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"On the international side, we have good news: @JoeBiden's election will allow us to rebuild the trans-Atlantic alliance, the liberal international order, multilateralism including the Paris Agreement, and the defence of rule of law"

- Nuno Severiano Teixeira, @iprinova

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This morning @EUCouncil agree on historic 3y spending to kickstart the economy (750Bn€, w/ 390Bn grants & 360Bn loans) + 7y #EUbudget to invest in the long term (1.074Bn€). Before @Europarl_EN decides on this deal, let's see what’s in it: the good, the bad and the ugly. #Thread
Good n°1: Good news: there is a deal, and we are in July. I personally did not expect them to find an agreement before the fall, so having a deal in mid-July is already a positive piece of news in itself.
Good n°2: The overall architecture has not changed. Yes, less money will be invested than what was originally proposed (more👇), but we still get a reasonably sized budget (1.074bn€ over next 7y) + significant input of fresh money (390Bn€ in grants) that is good for #recovery
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