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Taxation in the sky : towards a progressive aviation tax in line with climate justice

By Jourdain Vaillant / 20 December, 2019

While the Council of the UE is considering both a revision of the 2003 Energy Taxation Directive and a project of aviation tax, there is space for a renewed and fair fiscal regime.

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Shadows and lights at Madrid’s COP25

By Stephany Griffith-Jones / 20 December, 2019

Important progress was nevertheless made at COP25 on how to most effectively use institutions like public development banks to fund the transition to a zero carbon economy by 2050

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From COP 25 to the European Green Deal: Can Europe break up the climate impasse?

By Maria João Rodrigues / 19 December, 2019

When the outcomes of the COP25 were disappointing, despite a large mobilisation of citizens and NGOs, the European Green Deal was the best news.

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Climate Justice emergency also at COP25

By Jo Leinen / 6 December, 2019

Climate Justice : the poor should not have to pay the bill while the rich have the money to continue a wasteful lifestyle.

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Progressive Pod on Climate Apartheid

By Elena Gil / 14 October, 2019

A podcast interview with Professor Philip Alston, the Special UN Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, ahead of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and in the context of climate change debates

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Elections in Austria: climate crisis and media crisis

By Gerald Demmel / 4 October, 2019

Among the reasons for the modest performance: the SPÖ didn’t succeed in being perceived as ‘the original’ environment party

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Climate and Clash in the UN General Assembly

By Maria João Rodrigues / 4 October, 2019

A clash of visions took place in the last General Assembly of the United Nations in New York. Not a clash between patriots and globalists, as Trump declared during his 35-minute speech in front of a tense and silent audience of world leaders. But a clash between nationalists and those […]

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The new European Parliament: tackling the triple injustice of climate change

By Céline Charveriat / 6 September, 2019

Climate change and social inequality, however, are linked.

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It’s time for systemic change

By Saïd El-Khadraoui / 5 September, 2019

A systemic change : Multinationals will have to take responsibility and walk the talk.

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Social, fiscal and climate justice: the right-left cleavage is still alive!

By Maria João Rodrigues / 26 August, 2019

The European project can only have a future if it overcomes the status quo imposed by conservatives and neo-liberals and if it refuses to fall into the trap proposed by national-populists. Regaining control over our lives in a time of globalisation is only possible if we address social, fiscal and […]

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