Climate and energy

A New Green Era in Transatlantic Relations

The discussion between Werner Baumann, Chairman of the Board of Management, Bayer AG, Lynn Scarlett, Chief External Affairs Officer, The Nature Conservancy, Frans Timmermans, First Executive Vice-President, European Commission, and Sigmar Gabriel, Chairman, Atlantik-Brücke, dealt with transatlantic cooperation for climate protection.

The speakers also touched upon the following questions: What to expect from the transatlantic partnerships regarding climate protection? How can the European Union take on a leadership role in the fight against climate change? And why is the US a step ahead in promoting R&D?

The virtual discussion was moderated by Lee Beck, CCUS Policy Innovation Director, Clean Air Task Force, and Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council. The event was held in cooperation with Bayer AG.

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