Intereconomics (Aug 2022)

A Transatlantic Energy and Climate Pact Is Now More Necessary Than Ever

  • Klaas Lenaerts,
  • Simone Tagliapietra

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 57, no. 4
pp. 247 – 251


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Abstract The Russian invasion of Ukraine has pushed Europe to re-design its energy map at speed. Amid this unprecedented energy overhaul, the EU and the United States have flagged their commitment to reinforce their bilateral energy partnership, starting with short-term measures to boost US liquefied natural gas supplies to Europe to promptly replace part of Russian gas imports. This article develops five issues around which a stronger transatlantic energy and climate pact might be built.