European Green Deal: 10 things you need to know

While Ursula von der Leyen may be channeling the spirit of US president Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal through her own promise to launch a European Green Deal within the first 100 days of her Commission presidency, the communication published today is more a 24-page schedule for the publication of strategic plans for action specific areas.

by Robert Hodgson
 Ursula von der Leyen: green deal is 'Europe’s man-on-the-moon moment' (Photo by ARIS OIKONOMOU/AFP via Getty Images)
Ursula von der Leyen: green deal is 'Europe’s man-on-the-moon moment' (Photo by ARIS OIKONOMOU/AFP via Getty Images)

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