New Energy for Europe: linking the energy transition to geopolitics
Putin’s war on Ukraine shows the European Union must embrace renewables and ditch fossil fuels to reach energy independence as soon as possible.
The urgent need for a switch to sustainable energy was already quite evident. But in addition to climate change, now the geopolitical situation shows that a rapid energy transition is very much desirable. Twelve days after the invasion the European Commission published a plan to cut EU dependency on Russian gas by two-thirds within a year.
This is a huge challenge, how can the countries of the EU realize this? And what else can be done to strengthen Europe and protect our system of freedom and democracy?
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In the next few months New Energy TV will aproach policy makers, experts, entrepreneurs and citizen. Let’s debate on how we can make Europe stronger, safer and more energy autonomous.
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Can Europe survive without Russian gas and oil? An energy clash between Europe and Vladimir Putin. This New Energy TV video was published in 2015.