New podcast episode!

Decarbonizing buildings and transport - a new future for EU emissions trading 

 In the finale of "Green Deal – Big Deal?" Season 1 we dive deep into EU ETS2, the EU's expanded emissions trading system, now encompassing buildings and transport. 

Hosts Ewa Iwaszuk and Aaron Best are joined by Sibyl Steuwer from the Buildings Performance Institute Europe and Matthias Duwe of the Ecologic Institute to discuss the complexities of integrating buildings and transport into the EU’s emissions trading system, exploring the challenges and opportunities this expansion presents.   

Latest webinar

Bringing creativity and beauty to Europe's green transition 

24 January 2024 

In this last webinar, we looked at the New European Bauhaus Initiative and discussed how the EU can integrate science, technology, art, culture and community participation to enhance sustainability in the European Union. 

Two expert guests joined us for the webinar. Alina Ujupan is part of the team behind the European Commission’s New European Bauhaus Initiative. Edouard Cabay is the winner of a recent New European Bauhaus prize for Spain’s first 3D-printed building using earth.

Green Deal - Big Deal?

The podcast discussing Europe's Green Future

Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission, described the European Green Deal as Europe's "man on the moon" moment. With this plan, the European Union aims to achieve climate neutrality by 2050, protect and enhance nature, and sustainably transform the European economy and society.

But what exactly is the European Green Deal? How will it change our everyday life? And what challenges does it pose?

In our podcast and webinar series "Green deal – Big Deal?" we take a critical look at these questions and discuss various aspects of the European Green Deal with experts from policy, business and science.


Are you interested in environmental issues or European policy? Would you like to understand what the European Green Deal is, how does it work and how will it impact our lives in the years to come? 

Together with interview guests from policy, business and science our podcast hosts – Aaron Best, Ewa Iwaszuk and Ricarda Faber from Ecologic Institute – will help you make sense of the European Green Deal and its complexity. In a series of podcast episodes, we will help you understand the significance of different measures by focusing on specific themes. We will talk about topics such as sustainable fashion, the future of cities and how will our diets look like in 2050. 

Webinar Series

 Listening is nice, but not enough for you? You are in luck! In addition to the podcast series, we are organising a series of eight online events, targeting young Europeans aged 18-35. Enter the dialogue with us and our invited experts. We are keen to hear your questions, suggestions and ideas and discuss them together.

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