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Climate Change Is an Existential Threat: Competition Law Must Be Part of the Solution and Not Part of the Problem

BY | July 28, 2020

Climate Change is an existential threat. Competition law must be part of the solution and not part of the problem. This paper draws on the constitutional provisions of the EU…

Climate Change is an existential threat. Competition law must be part of the solution and not part of the problem. This paper draws on the constitutional provisions of the EU treaties and remarks by leaders such as Commissioner Vestager to show how competition law need not stand in the way of urgent action and co-operation by the private sector to fight climate change. It also shows how sustainability is relevant to both the analysis of mergers and dominance cases. It is a call to update our th

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