EU urged to find new climate allies in wake of Trump victory

The EU must team up with China to keep the momentum of international climate action going after Donald Trump’s election as US President, according to analysts

The EU must team up with China to keep the momentum of international climate action going after Donald Trump’s election as US President, according to analysts.

What will be lost internationally is the US leadership in the international climate fora, said Christian Egenhofer, head of the energy and climate programme at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS). This may lead to China driving the process, and it may also have a rallying effect on the EU to speak with one voice, he added.

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