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Coronavirus is a make-or-break moment for climate change, economists say

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Can a stimulus package help the economy and the planet? Experts say yes.

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Coronavirus is a make-or-break moment for climate change, economists say

Coronavirus is a make-or-break moment for climate change, economists say

Can a stimulus package help the economy and the planet? Experts say yes.

Green stimulus can repair global economy and climate, study says

Green stimulus can repair global economy and climate, study says

Projects will deliver higher returns amid Covid-19 crisis than conventional spending, researchers claim

Leading economists: Green coronavirus recovery also better for economy

Leading economists: Green coronavirus recovery also better for economy

In the aftermath of the global coronavirus pandemic, governments are likely to mobilise significant spending to reinvigorate their economies.

Leading economists: Green COVID-19 recovery best for jobs and growth

Leading economists: Green COVID-19 recovery best for jobs and growth

Joseph Stiglitz and Lord Nicholas Stern co-author paper setting out evidence green stimulus measures offer best pathway to economic recovery.

What the Coronavirus Means for Climate Change

What the Coronavirus Means for Climate Change

Lockdowns and distancing won’t save the world from warming. But amid this crisis, we have a chance to build a better future.

Green recovery can revive virus-hit economies and tackle climate change - study

Green recovery can revive virus-hit economies and tackle climate change - study

Huge financial packages to cushion shock of coronavirus pandemic are a unique opportunity to drive a shift to a low-carbon future, say economists

Democrats Want to Include Climate Action in Coronavirus Aid

Democrats Want to Include Climate Action in Coronavirus Aid

The two main proposals are for airlines to reduce carbon emissions and to extend clean-tech tax credits

Democrats want climate action included in coronavirus aid

Democrats want climate action included in coronavirus aid

Democrats on both sides of Capitol Hill are pushing to add climate change provisions to the third aid package for people and industries affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic.

How Korea is Winning the Fight Against COVID-19 While Ramping Up Climate Ambition

How Korea is Winning the Fight Against COVID-19 While Ramping Up Climate Ambition

The Republic of Korea has an opportunity to effectively address the COVID-19 crisis, while also becoming a climate leader.

The road to recovery

The road to recovery

“Countries and industry players would be wise to shift away from risky, unsustainable investments” A low-carbon shift For many, the focus of the economic recovery packages will be on ...

At least the coronavirus stimulus package isn’t bailing out the oil industry

At least the coronavirus stimulus package isn’t bailing out the oil industry

The only thing green about the COVID-19 stimulus bill is the money.

Green pandemic recovery will deliver more jobs and returns, study claims

Green pandemic recovery will deliver more jobs and returns, study claims

Ensuring measures to boost economies after the pandemic are “green” will create more jobs and better financial returns, as well as tackle climate change, experts have said.In the UK, ...

What Coronavirus Means for the Possibility of a Carbon-Free Economy

What Coronavirus Means for the Possibility of a Carbon-Free Economy

The key question is whether the trillions of dollars countries spend to stimulate their economies will reduce emissions or drive them up

Building back better: A net-zero emissions recovery

Building back better: A net-zero emissions recovery

Analysis of possible COVID-19 economic recovery packages shows the potential for strong alignment between the economy and the environment.  read more »

Recovery and Resilience

Recovery and Resilience

On March 23, a group of US economists, professors, and veterans of the last financial crisis sent a letter to Congress calling for “a green stimulus of at least $2 trillion that creates ...

A COVID-19 recovery for climate

A COVID-19 recovery for climate

In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, countries are launching economic recovery programs to mitigate unemployment and stabilize core industries. Although it is ...

Could COVID-19 mark a ‘turning point’ in the climate crisis?

Could COVID-19 mark a ‘turning point’ in the climate crisis?

'The COVID-19 crisis could mark a turning point in progress on climate change.'

Green recovery can revive virus-hit economies and tackle climate change, study says

Green recovery can revive virus-hit economies and tackle climate change, study says

Massive programmes of green public investment would be the most cost-effective way both to revive virus-hit economies and strike a decisive blow against climate change, top U.S. and British ...

Financiers join EU 'green recovery alliance'

Financiers join EU 'green recovery alliance'

More than 50 CEOs from the banking and insurance sector - including household names such as BNP Paribas, AXA, Allianz, and Santander - have joined the "green recovery alliance" in the ...