CER podcast: Frans Timmermans on the EU and climate

This week European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans spoke at a CER event on the EU’s new carbon border adjustment mechanism, the Commission’s plans for reform of the emissions trading scheme, and prospects for COP26. In this CER podcast episode, we provide you with an edited version of his remarks, with commentary from the CER’s John Springford and Elisabetta Cornago. They discuss how the reforms might work and the stumbling blocks the Commission faces.

You can also watch the event here.


Music by Edward Hipkins.