Will this green transition be socially just, or will it produce losers, like globalisation did?
The European Green Deal envisions Europe becoming the first climate neutral continent by 2050. Will this green transition be socially just, or will it produce losers, like globalisation did? Can those that were left behind rally under the banners of anti-environmentalist or eurosceptic populism? And what can the EU do about it in order to assert its capacity for governance?
About the author
Anton Tzonev is currently enrolled in MSc “Economics and Management of Government and International Organisations” with a major in Sustainability at Bocconi University, Milan. His research interests are in the fields of energy policy, labour market economics, economic geography, and regional development.
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