Ernst Albrecht war bis 1971 für die EG tätig, zuletzt als Generaldirektor. For more than 25 years, Project Syndicate has been guided by a simple credo: All people deserve access to a broad range of views by the world's foremost leaders and thinkers on the issues, events, and forces shaping their lives. To keep the increase in global temperature as close to 1.5°C as possible, we must support decarbonization efforts beyond our borders. The model is obsolete; this is evident. Konkrete Vorlagen sollen 2020 und 2021 folgen. Before posting a comment, please confirm your account. We all must come together – not just governments but also businesses, cities, financial institutions, and civil society – to confront the climate challenge. Ursula von der Leyen stammt aus der Familie Albrecht und wuchs bis 1971 in Brüssel, anschließend im südöstlich von Hannover gelegenen Ilten auf. Password The goal should be to achieve results.The Commission should build up unbiased expertise in Brussel and offer expert advise to the countries.Otherwise it will all get stuck in bureaucracy. Project Syndicate March 22, 2021 A GLOBAL GREEN DEAL by Ursula von der Leyen & Werner Hoyer QUOTE We need to embrace the idea of a “circular economy.” As matters stand, we are taking more out of our planet than it can afford to give us, and the effects of this overreach will become increasingly dramatic and destructive with each passing year. Doch Gedanken darüber, wie sie die ersten 100 Tage im Amt angehen will, hat sie sich schon früh gemacht: „Ich will, dass Europa der erste klimaneutrale Kontinent der Welt bis 2050 wird“, sagte sie in einer Rede vor dem Europäischen Parlament im Juli. Please enter your email address and click on the reset-password button. Not the observation that 2020 was the hottest year.The scope. Please be civil and avoid name-calling and ad hominem remarks. Von der Leyen’s Green Deal was doomed from the start. Op-Eds "Science tells us that we can still stop this epidemic, but we are running out of time. Bei dem "Green Deal" handelt es sich um ein Investmentprogramm für das Klima. By David Adler and Pawel Wargan. Every European can be part of the change. This, unless note is taken at the corresponding political decision-making echelons, of the fact that who should take credit, or be given credit, for production, is far less important than who should receive its benefits; that intellect or capital developed and contributed through personal effort or through shared enterprise, should continue to be creditworthy, and praiseworthy, and still be considered mostly responsible for the level and quality of production at this time, but should no longer be the prime criteria for its distribution, which is an entirely different matter, the truth of which shall become more evident as the machine-contribution to production rises and the human contribution in all terms declines and the return on capital increases. How could any thinking resident of our planet not be? With its vote today, the European Parliament gave the green light to the von der Leyen Commission and its collective ambition to put in place a European Green Deal in 2020, within the first 100 days of the European Commission’s time in office. Wenn überhaupt, ist er sogar noch wichtiger geworden“, sagte sie in ihrer Rede. To tackle the investment challenge, the EIB, the world’s largest multilateral lender, has become the EU Climate Bank, aligning all of its activities with the objectives outlined in the Paris agreement. The EU Commission and the EIB is set up to serve the EU and not the World.The pragmatic approach would be, for example in the case of polluting coal fired power plants, to address all parties in the World operating such Power plants.Propose plans to solve their CO2 pollution.First I would invest in comprehensive Research to see if pollution can be avoided.If that is not possible the coal Power plants should be replaced by either nuclear or gas Power plants.If you manufacture these new Plants in series they will become cheaper.There will be social cost, such a miners loosing their jobs. Registration is free and requires only your email address. It is time to raise our ambitions and accelerate progress. Any system without a carbon tax will result in self-interested political decisions that will create great political advantages and financial benefits for some and not solve the problem. If so, beyond investigating its causes, it is necessary to investigate the attributes, achievements, and plans of existing multilateral and governmental poverty eradication and economic development organizations, and of their private counterparts, and the regulatory environment, in order to determine the need and opportunity for the creation of new private-public systems to increase the north-south investments rate. Geplant ist ein kompletter Umbau von Energieversorgung, Industrie, Verkehr und Landwirtschaft. As Europe continues to show, the Green Deal is not just an environmental policy; it is an economic and geopolitical necessity.Five years ago, 196 countries came together and signed the Paris agreement, committing to keep the average global temperature within 2°C – but preferably 1.5°C – of its pre-industrial level. Please log in or register to continue. Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images. Also, clearly the basically unfettered capitalism of today is a failed socioeconomic system that is exterminating the poor and enriching the rich at an increasing pace and will lead in short order to civil unrest, and soon after, to global revolt, warfare and total social chaos. Through her Political Guidelines, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has presented a bold vision for a greener Europe. So far, this commitment has yet to be matched by sufficient action. Ursula von der Leyen hat den sogenannten European Green Deal zu einem der wichtigsten Themen ihrer Amtszeit erklärt. Four years ago in Paris, world leaders agreed to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit), ideally no more than 1.5 C (2.7 F) by the end of the century. Bis 2050 soll Europa zum ersten klimaneutralen Kontinent werden. Thank you very much, dear Klaus. To this end, we have set ourselves three investment priorities. ", Read more: Opinion: In times of climate change, panic rules. You should receive an activation email shortly. Erst ab Mitte Februar soll Licht ins Dunkel kommen. Bis 2050 solle die EU klimaneutral werden. Please provide more details about your request. The huge investments that are being planned need a sound basis. Aber ist das überhaupt möglich? For the next decade, or two, it's necessary, in my opinion, that Europe takes a global leadership role in many areas. Den Plan für dieses "klimaneutrale" Europa 2050 – den "Green Deal" – stellt die neue EU-Kommissionschefin Ursula von der Leyen an diesem Mittwoch vor. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen unveils Europe's "Green Deal" plan to fight climate change on Dec. 11, 2019, at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels. Read the article above carefully and you will see the author is more trying to flog European technology (which will earn billions for EU companies) rather than bring any kind of new angle to the discussion. The president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, promised on Wednesday (16 September) that the Green Deal will lead the investment plan needed in Europe for a future-orientated "true recovery". European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has praised a plan to make Europe the world's first climate neutral continent. However, this figure pales in comparison to the costs of doing nothing. Beim gestrigen Berliner Energiewende-Dialog hat EU-Kommissionspräsidentin Ursula This week, as part of her impassioned pitch to MEPs, Ursula von der Leyen established climate change as the priority for her prospective European Commission, promising to deliver … Project Syndicate's 2013 article "Gaming US Fiscal Reform" by Mohamed A. El-Erian, brings to mind that the dissonance between academia, big business, and government in the U.S. is of such magnitude that the innovative grand bargain in Congress required to permanently avoid the fiscal cliff, as the People rightly expect, will never happen without a repeat of the Grand Depression of the 30s, because it would demand far-reaching changes in the current economic, social and political model tantamount to a new Social Contract, given the long-standing inequitable distribution of production, and gross imbalances in welfare, these being unstoppable changes which are not envisioned and much less discussed in the halls of power, and which must seemingly be, by their very nature, de facto. But some of Biden's biggest priorities, like his ambitious infrastructure program, are facing opposition from both sides of the aisle. That is why we need a Global Green Deal. In this situation would also fall, under their own weight, sooner rather than later, the old British Commonwealth of Nations, the Organization of American States, the Commonwealth of Independent States created by the Russian Federation after the Soviet Union's demise, with its recent Eurasian Economic Community, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, currently without any counterweight, and even the European Union, preceded by its Euro Zone and nascent fiscal union, and the probably hundreds of dependent organizations, treaties, and multinational projects.That the "Recent stock market sell-off foreshadows a new Great Recession" in the U.S. as foreseen by professors Steven Pressman of Colorado State University and Robert H. Scott III of Monmouth University in their article of March 19, 2018 in THE CONVERSATION, may very well be. Speech by President von der Leyen in the Plenary of the European Parliament at the debate on the European Green Deal European Commission Speech Brussels, 11 Dec 2019 Merci beaucoup Monsieur le Président, Il y a deux semaines que j'ai fait une promesse à ce Parlement. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced on Thursday that they have reached a trade deal with the United Kingdom. It's predicted that countries will miss the target by a wide margin unless drastic steps are taken rapidly. Read more: Greta Thunberg named Time Person of the Year. Pres. Covering these costs should also be part of the project. As we approached the end of 2020 – Europe’s hottest year on record – we in the European Union made a collective decision to reduce our greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions by at least 55% from 1990 levels by 2030. Consider this one project, sorely needed in thousands of places worldwide. Sep 2020, 07:03. Despite good progress on renewable-energy deployment, 40% of the world’s electricity is still generated by coal, the dirtiest energy source. Ziel des EGN ist es, den Weg für eine klimaneutrale Wirtschaft bis in das … BlackRock und der „Green Deal“ Finally, we need to embrace the idea of a “circular economy.” As matters stand, we are taking more out of our planet than it can afford to give us, and the effects of this overreach will become increasingly dramatic and destructive with each passing year. At the crux of world peace, and planetary rescue, would be tax reform, via Sole Consumption Tax (SCT), that would enable eradication of absolute extreme poverty and relative extreme poverty, through regular income redistribution ensuring the attainment of autonomous survival with increasing welfare potential for the poorest, that would irreversibly approach that of the richest, voluntary population stabilization, voluntary production and consumption stabilization, and carbon emissions stabilization. Already, a group of countries representing half of the world’s GHG emissions have adopted “net-zero” targets, and others will surely follow. To confront the immediate challenges that lie ahead, our two organizations are convening governments, international institutions, and investors on March 24, 2021, for a landmark event: “Investing in Climate Action.”. Such research and development is both necessary and an enormous market opportunity. What is not mentioned in articles dealing with poverty and its links to distribution of production, about the impending or potential effects of unemployment in Europe, the Americas, Asia, Oceania, Africa and the world as a whole, is the need to increase productivity and production, in all of its currently affected countries, and that this requires increased demand, and that the shortest route to this is consumption, and that the only route to this, in the immediate horizon, is economic stimulus through an impulse increase in the disposable income of the people, with the assurance of continuity in the mid term horizon: economic –cash- stimuli through 30-day consumption –debit- cards issued by governments against new debt –or by the Central Banks- through commercial banks in all target countries.Furthermore, given the paradoxical reality that warring is a known quantity, ever present in the American folklore, and a recurring phenomenon in practice, whereas large scale Private-Public Partnerships for Development, and peace, are simply not, I believe that recent movements such as the Ninety-Nine Percent Declaration should take into account the wider global economic and social protest context.