Bulletin issue 139 - August/September 2021

Three questions on the German election

Christian Odendahl
27 July 2021
As the floods in Germany change the dynamics of the race, the CDU could win the most votes yet end up in opposition. In that case, the chancellor could be the SPD’s Olaf Scholz.

The 'Fit for 55' climate proposals explained

27 July 2021
The costs of the Commission’s proposals to meet the EU’s 2030 climate goals need to be distributed in a more progressive way.

A new migration crisis may be brewing

Camino Mortera-Martinez, Luigi Scazzieri
27 July 2021
Member-states have made some progress towards a common asylum system. But large divisions endure and the EU's efforts to increase co-operation with third countries will continue to face difficulties. 
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Elisabetta Cornago, Camino Mortera-Martinez, Christian Odendahl, Luigi Scazzieri