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Simone Tagliapietra

Adjunct Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment

About

Simone Tagliapietra is Adjunct Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment at SAIS Europe; Research Fellow at Bruegel and Adjunct Professor in Energy, Resources and Environment at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. His research activity focuses on climate and energy issues. He works on the EU climate and energy policy, on the political economy of EU decarburization, on green industrial policy, on just transition and on global climate governance. With a record of numerous scientific publications, he is also the author of Global Energy Fundamentals (Cambridge University Press, 2020) and L'energia del mondo (Il Mulino, 2020). His columns and policy work are frequently published and cited in leading international media such as the Financial Times, The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, Die Zeit, El Pais, Corriere della Sera, Il Sole 24 Ore, and others. He holds a PhD in Institutions and Policies from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.
 
 
 

Expertise

Regions

  • Africa
  • Europe
  • Middle East
  • Russia
  • United States

Topics

  • Climate Change
  • Energy and Security
  • Energy Technologies

Languages

  • French
  • Italian

In the News

A transatlantic climate alliance.

Simone Tagliapietra wrote in Project Syndicate, 06/03

The EU can’t separate climate policy from foreign policy.

Simone Tagliapietra wrote in Foreign Affairs, 02/09

Europe needs a COVID-19 recovery programme.

Simone Tagliapietra wrote in Financial Times, 3/25

What if the rest of Europe follows Italy's coronavirus fate?

Simone Tagliapietra wrote in The Guardian, 03/10

Why is there a backlash against climate policies?

Simone Tagliapietra interviewed on BBC, 11/28

European Parliament, flexing muscle, rejects France’s commission nominee.

Simone Tagliapietra quoted in The New York Times, 10/10

The importance of economic diversification in the Middle East.

Simone Tagliapietra wrote in Financial Times, 10/1

Estimating the cost of capital for wind energy investments in Turkey.

Adjunct Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment Simone Tagliapietra wrote for ScienceDirect, 5/16

New EU industrial policy can only succeed with focus on completion of single market and public procurement.

Adjunct Professor of Energy Resources and Environment Simone Tagliapietra wrote in Bruegel, 3/18

An opportunity for natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean.

Adjunct Professor of Energy Resources and Environment Simone Tagliapietra wrote in Financial Times, 3/7

The next decade of European energy transition.

Simone Tagliapietra interviewed on Bruegel Backstage podcast, 2/27