European Green Deal and Policies Towards the Green Transition in the EU

Δημοσιευμένα: Dec 29, 2021
Nikolaos Konstantonis

This paper will pursue to demonstrate the aspects of the environmental policies and initiatives inside the European Union, with reference to legislative content. The research starts with a historical retrospect of the EU policies for the environment. Afterwards, it focuses on the new European Green Deal, launched in 2019, its climate targets, areas which it covers and the actions needed for its accomplishment. Policy instruments are presented quite analytically, with special reference to a just transition, along with other policies. Additionally, the basic impacts and difficulties in the implementation of environmental legislation inside the European Union are explained. In the end, an overall assessment of the topic is carried out.

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Nikolaos Konstantonis, Department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus, Greece
Department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus, Greece
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