Transatlantic Climate Relations After COP26

17 November 2021
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The German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) and the Energy Innovation Reform Project (EIRP) invite you to a virtual discussion.

This roundtable will take stock of COP26 and explore its implications for transatlantic climate policy. Despite making some progress toward meeting the Paris Agreement’s climate targets, COP26 has not met some advocates’ ambitious expectations. International talks continue to be shaped by domestic politics in the United States and some European countries, as well as differences between governments in developed and developing countries. Nevertheless, the Biden administration, Germany’s new government, and the European Union remain publicly committed to addressing climate change. The discussion will also assess how COP26 sets the scene for Germany’s upcoming G7 presidency and will likely influence how Berlin defines its G7 climate and energy policy agenda.


Jennifer T. Gordon, Managing Editor and Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council Global Energy Center

Paul J. Saunders, President, Energy Innovation Reform Project; Former Executive Director of the Center for the National Interest and Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs in the George W. Bush administration

Caroline Kuzemko, Associate Professor in International Political Economy, University of Warwick und Co-Investigator, 'Geopolitics of Energy Transitions' UKERC project

Kira Vinke, Head of DGAP’s Center for Climate and Foreign Policy

Chair: Andreas Goldthau, Associate Fellow, DGAP; Professor at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy

Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions via Zoom’s question and answer function during the discussion.

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Please note that this event will not be recorded.







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