30 Oct 2008

Climate Change Policy after the Financial Crisis: The latest excuse for a new round of state aid?

Christian Egenhofer

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Increasingly people ask how the financial crisis will impact future climate change policy. While intuitively many assume that a recession will reduce the ambition of EU and other countries to press ahead with climate change policies, CEPS researcher Christian Egenhofer argues in this commentary that the opposite may well be the case.