Analysis: EU forces pace on carbon cuts, challenges others to follow

Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian contributes to this article about how the European Union is using its heft as a wealthy trade bloc of half a billion consumers to set the global pace of climate change action, challenging others to match the ambitions of its latest carbon cutting plans. The question now is whether the EU gambit becomes an established benchmark upon which investors and sectors like the auto industry set transition strategies and how big emitters like the United States and China respond ahead of UN climate talks later this year.  July 15, 2021.