Blog: Green deal anticipation grows as MEPs prepare to vote on climate emergency declaration

There is a sense of anticipation among the policy-makers and policy-takers in Brussels, and those somewhere in between, as the incoming European Commission prepares to nail its environmental colours to the mast in the form of its European Green Deal. Not, as it has often been referred to in policy debates around the EU capital recently, the 'Green New Deal' – that is something on the other side of the Atlantic, named after FDRs Great Depression medicine. One thing we can be fairly sure the EGD will not be is a massive programme of public infrastructure spending...

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