If the European Union wants to remain an effective global leader in fighting climate change, Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker needs to backpedal and undo many of his recent changes. How? Two experts from the European Centre for Development Policy Management offer five concrete tips.

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About the authors

  • Alisa Herrero Cangas

    Alisa Herrero Cangas is a policy officer at ECDPM and is based in Brussels. With a background in international relations and development, studying at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and the London School of Economics, she specializes in the interinstitutional aspects of EU external relations and in EU development cooperation.
  • Hanne Knaepen

    Hanne Knaepen is an ECDPM policy officer, focusing on climate change issues within the program on regional and local markets for agriculture development and food security. She received her doctorate in Global Environmental Studies from Kyoto University, Japan, where she resided for a period of four years.