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What prospect of a green recovery? The best of the ‘reckons’ on a Covid-19 recovery

On May 8, 2020
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RT @vheeringa: What's your vision for a post-Covid NZ? I had one, then realised so many smart people had already done well-researched, well-thought-out plans. So I've put them all into one handy summary, with links, commentary and lolz. https://t.co/0Zm1NNg0zX
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Everyone’s a critic, eh? When it comes to a post-Covid-19 recovery plan, it appears everyone has an opinion about what can best be done to lift New Zealand out of this imminent recession and into a glorious future. ...

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RT @vheeringa: What's your vision for a post-Covid NZ? I had one, then realised so many smart people had already done well-researched, well-thought-out plans. So I've put them all into one handy summary, with links, commentary and lolz. https://t.co/0Zm1NNg0zX
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What prospect of a green recovery? The best of the ‘reckons’ on a Covid-19 recovery

What prospect of a green recovery? The best of the ‘reckons’ on a Covid-19 recovery

Everyone’s a critic, eh? When it comes to a post-Covid-19 recovery plan, it appears everyone has an opinion about what can best be done to lift New Zealand out of this imminent recession ...

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.

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 ...

Global energy demand to plunge this year as a result of the biggest shock since the Second World War

Global energy demand to plunge this year as a result of the biggest shock since the Second World War

New IEA report provides almost real-time picture of impact of Covid-19 crisis in 2020 across all major fuels, including coal, oil, gas, renewables and electricity – as well as carbon ...

Covid-19 economic rescue plans must be green, say environmentalists

Covid-19 economic rescue plans must be green, say environmentalists

Campaigners urge governments to tie any bailouts to aviation and cruise industries to requirements for climate action

Global Energy Demand Plunges due to COVID-19

Global Energy Demand Plunges due to COVID-19

The Covid-19 pandemic represents the biggest shock to the global energy system in more than seven decades, with the drop in demand this year set to dwarf the impact of the 2008 financial ...

Global energy use suffers 'historic shock.' It's like demand from India has been wiped out

Global energy use suffers 'historic shock.' It's like demand from India has been wiped out

Global energy use has been dealt such a huge blow by the coronavirus pandemic that it's like wiping out demand from all of India, a country of 1.3 billion people and the world's third ...

Plan, Mood, Battlefield - Reflections on the Green New Deal

Plan, Mood, Battlefield - Reflections on the Green New Deal

"At every node in this global chain, the technical and the political are intimately entangled. Declaring by fiat that decarbonization is unlikely or impossible amounts to an avoidance of ...

New Biofuture report: global greenhouse gas goals out of reach without biofuels and bioproducts; reveals four largest barriers to progress

New Biofuture report: global greenhouse gas goals out of reach without biofuels and bioproducts; reveals four largest barriers to progress

December 10, Katowice, Poland: A landmark new multi-country report launched today states that the world’s greenhouse gas reduction goals cannot be met without greater use of biofuels and ...

A different energy industry will emerge from the crisis

A different energy industry will emerge from the crisis

The Covid-19 pandemic has massively disrupted the global economy, forcing large parts of the world into confinement and creating the largest shock to the global energy system in more than ...

Why are experts calling for a green stimulus?

Why are experts calling for a green stimulus?

Fixing the economic crisis requires stimulus plans that address climate change and social injustice too, reports Olivia Boyd

Between the Devil and the Green New Deal

Between the Devil and the Green New Deal

We cannot legislate and spend our way out of catastrophic global warming.

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.

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.

January 2020 Newsletter: A Decade Closes, a Decade Begins

January 2020 Newsletter: A Decade Closes, a Decade Begins

Here we are in the first weeks of a new decade, and I wanted to give you an update. I would have much preferred to catch up in person, but time whizzes past so fast, that might not have ...