"The link between economic recovery and the goals of the European Green Deal is essential, both fit together".

shutterstock

An economic revival in the EU and the Green Deal go hand in hand, if the framework conditions are right. The change must be market-based and technology-neutral.

Matthias Zelinger, climate and energy policy spokesman of the VDMA, comments on the climate discussions at the Petersberg Dialogue:

"Even in the corona crisis, the climate crisis remains topical, and therefore it is right to take both into account in longer-term economic stimulus programs. However, a process has been defined for the discussion of targets at European level which should not be arbitrarily shortened. This process must lead to a pan-European decision.

"The link between economic recovery and the goals of the European Green Deal is essential, both fit together."

The connection between economic revival and the goals of the European Green Deal is indispensable, both fit together. In doing so, framework conditions must be set which do not end up in small-scale bureaucratic implementation, but which stimulate change in a market economy and technology-neutral manner. The support of climate-friendly energy sources must therefore become the core of these efforts, together with a perspective of calculable greenhouse gas prices.