Achieving net-zero emissions in the next decades implies a rapid reduction in emissions, significant increases in carbon prices, and deep structural economic changes. These changes are generating concerns about their social impact. Possible job losses in specific sectors and increases in carbon prices may be perceived as socially unacceptable for their potentially regressive effects, especially at a time in which energy prices are increasing in most countries.
This raises the questions addressed in this session taking place on on May 5 from 17:15 to 18:15 CEST:
The panel session is featured in the programme of the 12th edition of The State of the Union organised by the European University Institute and held from 5 to 7 May 2022.
Simone Borghesi, Director of FSR Climate and Secretary General of the Policy Outreach Committee of EAERE, will chair the discussion with the following speakers:
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