It’s fair to say that the European Union is facing a crisis of faith.
Marcel Duchamp’s Nude Descending a Staircase No. 2 is not a nude, as French cultural theorist Paul Virilio points out. It’s a prickly blur. We see no body, but a sequence.
Pressed by the high energy dependence (more than 50%), the high volatility of gas and oil prices due to destabilizing geopolitical factors and the urgent need to guarantee a secure energy supply, the EU implemented an energy strategy based on the
Blood-red. But that’s a banned fact. (It will be documented in what follows.)
The rise in gas and electricity prices would have surprised Europe with gas reserves at historic lows (60%) and would have staged the resounding failure of the energy policies of a European Union incapable of achieving utopian energy self-sufficie
This year, 2021, has been particular for Europe, in many ways and senses. Covid-pandemic and all its “side-effects” in European economies, civil societies, politics, protest behaviors of citizens etc.
From the perspective of policymakers, planning for the many uncertainties that the future brings is a complicated task.