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Spotlight On: Making the European Green Deal Work

Book launch

Join UACES for the book launch of 'Making the European Green Deal Work - EU Sustainability Policies at Home and Abroad'. Editors of the book, Helene Dyrhauge and Kristina Kurze will be joined in discussion with Tomas Maltby. The book launch will take place online on Zoom on Thursday 18th January at 4pm UK time. 

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This book critically analyses different dimensions in the sustainable transitions outlined by the European Green Deal, focusing on both internal actions and external relations and highlighting the EU’s diverging powers and capabilities in achieving the core objectives. This book will be of key interest to scholars, students and practitioners of EU sustainability policies, sustainability transitions and green economy, environmental studies, energy policy, energy governance and climate change, public policy, comparative politics and international relations.

The Editors

Dr Helene Dyrhauge is an associate professor in the Department for Social Sciences and Business at Roskilde University, Denmark. She holds a PhD from University of Leeds. Her research focuses on sustainability transitions mainly Danish energy transition and sustainable transport policies at the national, EU and global levels. Helene has published in international peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of European Integration, Journal of Common Market Studies, Environmental Policy & Governance, as well as contributed to several edited books with chapters on Transport and Climate Policies and the Danish energy transition. She is co-editor, with Kristina Kurze, of the edited volume “Making the European Green Deal work: EU sustainability policies at home and abroad”.

Dr Kristina Kurze is Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Political Science, University of Göttingen & Associate Professor at Andrássy University Budapest. She has studied in London, Roskilde, Bonn and Berlin. She holds a PhD from the University of Osnabrück. Her research focuses mainly on EU energy, climate and sustainability policy, European integration and EU external relations. Kristina Kurze has published in international peer-reviewed journals. She also published two books on EU energy policy and is co-editor, with Helene Dyrhauge, of the edited volume “Making the European Green Deal work: EU sustainability policies at home and abroad”.


Dr Tomas Maltby is a Reader in International Politics in the Department of Political Economy at King’s College London. His research focuses primarily on the development of climate and energy policy. This includes work related to agenda-setting, policy making, energy transitions, climate obstructionism and the politics of air pollution. Tomas completed his PhD at Manchester University and has published in journals such as Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of European Public Policy and Public Administration. He is the co-author, with Matúš Mišík, of the forthcoming Cambridge University Press book 'Energy Transitions in Central and Eastern Europe'.

You can get a 20% discount on the book with the discount code AFL04 when you purchase the book online via

This book launch is part of UACES's 'Spotlight on' series, which offers support to UACES members to run an online book launch.

18 Jan 2024