The EU is in a quandary ahead of this week's summit of heads of state and government. China and the USA are putting the EU under pressure with national climate investments. Apparently, the only choice is between abandoning single-market rules and falling behind. Nils Redeker looks at the dilemma in this policy position and makes three suggestions for addressing it.
This text was also published as an Op-Ed on Tagesspiegel Background (Energie & Klima) in German on 7 February 2023.