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Think Tank: US-Germany on China, UK environment in trade deals

A selection of interesting recent think tank pieces. CSIS: US should let the Germany work out its approach to China as its domestic debate shifts Lily McElwee Fellow, Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies that explains how the debate in Germany surrounding China …

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Opinion: Stop obsessing about Washington, make better climate, China policies

The European Commission obtained very little from Washington in terms of concessions on the Inflation Reduction Act this week. There is in fact, little the EU can do to see the United States change course. In many ways the whole diplomatic episode around US clean tech subsidies that began in …

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EU sharpens retaliatory toolbox against US, foreign green tech distortions

The European Commission is an expert in brokering political compromises over seemingly technocratic topics. And it delivered this week yet again. This time it is about the question of what to do about the Biden administration’s decision to pour billions into subsidising green technology investments to meet its net-zero climate …