Where is the ‘deal’ in the European Green Deal?

The European Commission has prepared a European Green Deal, however, important questions inevitably emerge: will this proposal also be a New Deal for the European people? Will it offer relief for the poor and social justice for the many? The New Deal was a social contract with the American people at the beginning of the 20th century and a European Green New Deal should imply a new and fairer distribution of resources, the protection of the poor and the re-empowerment of the people, a reshaping of our economies for the wellbeing of all and the achievement of social justice. In essence, a deal based on sustainable development, solidarity and shared prosperity.

Read the full article here that I wrote with Irina de Sancho Alonso.

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