Should the European Union Fix, Leave or Kill the Energy Charter Treaty?

Brauch, Martin Dietrich

The ECT hinders EU climate and investment policy objectives. This piece explores the low likelihood of successful “modernization,” the EU’s role in convincing partners that it would be best to terminate the ECT, and steps for the EU to exit the treaty and neutralize its sunset clause.

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Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Center for Sustainable Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University
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April 14, 2021