Keti Medarova-Bergstrom

is a coordinator of the EU funds monitoring project for CEE Bankwatch Network, Brussels


Green turnaround or business as usual?

EU climate policy in the new member-states

The economies of central eastern Europe have remained unchanged in at least one respect: their high level of energy wastage. Add to that the explosion of car-use in the region, and eastern central Europe becomes the EU’s major obstacle to reaching its emissions targets for 2020. So why does funding allocated through the European Union still disfavour climate-friendly development?

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