Warsaw is “committed” to EU goal of climate neutrality

Warsaw is “committed” to EU goal of climate neutrality

Poland moved a step closer to formally endorsing the EU’s 2050 climate neutrality goal this week when its climate ministry presented an update of the country’s 2040 energy roadmap during an online event. “Climate neutrality is something that we are committed to,” said Poland’s deputy climate minister Adam Guibourgé-Czetwertynski, in what may be the strongest signal yet that Warsaw is now ready to formally endorse the EU’s 2050 climate goal. In fact, the government has “decided to go for that objective also in our strategic plan for the transformation of…

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EU-China Summit will assess the geopolitics and trade against the backdrop of rising tensions

EU-China Summit will assess the geopolitics and trade against the backdrop of rising tensions

EU leaders are set to hold virtual talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday (14 September), hoping to make progress on trade and investment, even as tensions mount between Beijing and the West over Hong Kong and treatment of the country’s Uighur Muslim minority. The September summit was meant to be a landmark event of Germany’s six-month EU presidency, with European leaders meeting their Chinese counterpart physically in Leipzig, Germany. But initial plans had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the summit switched into a video…

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