Will the EU Beat the US to a Green New Deal?

by Jennifer Grosman Fernández

February 19, 2020

Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission President, presents the European Green Deal to the European Council

Carbon emissions from the world’s 20 biggest economies continue to rise. This is in spite of rising sea levels, raging fires, and flash floods around the world. No country has committed to a plan that will reduce emissions enough to limit global warming to 1.5°C.