31. Aug 2023Downscaling or upskilling? Socio-economic challenges in the green transition to climate-neutrality
Achieving climate neutrality by 2050, as announced in the EU Green Deal, will be particularly challenging for carbon-intensive regions with energy intensive industries such as coal mining, basic chemicals or steel and cement production. At the same time, the economic, social and territorial cohesion should not be put at risk so that ‘no person or place is left behind’.