What is it about?

This article discusses the recent developments regarding the greenness and fairness of the EU Green Deal. This policy and legal initiative is expected to have a major impact on EU climate and energy law but there are some doubts about the tools provided to reach the publicly announced targets.

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Why is it important?

This paper focuses especially its critique on the 'green' and 'just' aspect of the Green Deal. These are essential elements. If not green enough, the climate targets will be missed. If not fair enough, progress towards the targets will be slowed down.

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This page is a summary of: Green and Just? An Update on the ‘European Green Deal’, Journal for European Environmental & Planning Law, February 2021, Brill,
DOI: 10.1163/18760104-18010010.
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