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CBE Winter Long Read

EU Climate Action: Will Europe’s New Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism Make a Difference? Amelia Hadfield and Tea Zyberaj[1] The EU remains committed to its green credentials. Doing so in practice however is tough. Policies and tools, as well as a clear goal, all have to come together to inspire change. The EU’s latest approach has […]

EU Roundtable – The UK and the future of the EU

Introduction ‘Brexit’ – a word we in Britain have heard an enormous amount of times, so much so it was named word of the year in 2016 by Collins English Dictionary! It is officially defined as ‘the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union’. But what does this actually mean? Although, Brexit is a highly used word amongst […]

Is Olaf Scholz’s European foreign policy failing?

Dr Nicholas Wright is a Visiting Researcher at the University of Surrey’s Centre for Britain in Europe. A version of this article was published previously on the Encompass website. Since becoming chancellor at the head of Germany’s first three-party federal level coalition in December 2021, Olaf Scholz has enjoyed a torrid time. On assuming office, […]

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