Energy and Climate Change
The Energy and Climate Change unit addresses a broad spectrum of challenges with an EU, policy-oriented focus and in the wider geopolitical context. The unit also acts as a ‘club’ for both EU and non-EU stakeholders and decision-makers to discuss and analyse possible solutions to today’s energy and climate challenges and to promote these solutions.
Our programme is based on the proven format of combining in-depth research with stakeholder discussions and review. The programme is developed in consultation with the EU institutions (European Commission, European Parliament), member states, other research institutes, CEPS members, notably business and industry and relevant stakeholders such as NGOs and trade unions.
Our principal activities include:
These activities cover issues reflecting the priorities of the EU Climate and Energy policy. They revolve around three main themes:
The Energy and Climate Change unit works in association with CEPS Associate Fellows, who are renowned experts in the field of energy and climate change. They are:
- Thomas Brewer, Associate Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
- Carlo Carraro, Professor of Economics, University of Venice and Research Director, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Italy
- Frank Convery, Professor for Economics and Head of Environment Department, University College Dublin; Ireland
- Louise van Schaik, Fellow, The Netherlands Institute for International Relations Clingendael