Decarbonization of Western Balkans: Can Europe become climate-neutral by 2050?

In a blog post, Jovana Vancevska writes about Western Balkan region and its approach to the topic of climate neutrality and other environmental issues.

One thing is certain: if the WB countries want to progress on their path towards the EU, substantial changes and a strong commitment to achive full alignment with EU acquis is needed. Although EU officials put emphasis on more significant problems such as rule of law, environmental protection can become a burning issue in the future. Playing by the EU rules is particularly important in the light of the future involvement of the WB in the EU energy market. Moreover, by introducing Green Agenda, the EU showed readiness to tackle climate issues beyond its borders. 

The whole article is available here.

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