Simone Tagliapietra is a Research fellow at Bruegel. He is also Adjunct professor at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and at The Johns Hopkins University – SAIS Europe. Simone’s research activity focuses on climate and energy policy issues. He notably works on the European Union climate and energy policy, on the political economy of EU decarbonisation, 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. Born in 1988, he holds a PhD in Institutions and Policies from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and he speaks Italian, English and French.