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Recovery from the Coronovirus Crisis: Opportunity or threat to low carbon transport policy?

On May 7, 2020
@drkarenlucas shared
RT @DrGregMarsden: There is a big twitter bubble on the opportunity space that the current crisis provides for pro-climate policies. True - but check out my new blog which reminds us also of the other narratives which could play out. Beware! @CREDS_UK and @jillian_anable - https://t.co/YvZUdvG9WY
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This blog challenges the simple narrative of opportunity to low carbon transport policy presented by the Coronavirus Crisis by reflecting on other past ‘opportunities’ which have been squandered or, worse still, have been used to bake in higher carbon policies.

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On May 7, 2020
@drkarenlucas shared
RT @DrGregMarsden: There is a big twitter bubble on the opportunity space that the current crisis provides for pro-climate policies. True - but check out my new blog which reminds us also of the other narratives which could play out. Beware! @CREDS_UK and @jillian_anable - https://t.co/YvZUdvG9WY
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Recovery from the Coronovirus Crisis: Opportunity or threat to low carbon transport policy?

Recovery from the Coronovirus Crisis: Opportunity or threat to low carbon transport policy?

This blog challenges the simple narrative of opportunity to low carbon transport policy presented by the Coronavirus Crisis by reflecting on other past ‘opportunities’ which have been ...

Xinhua Headlines: Spreading COVID-19 disrupts Americans' life, triggering economic downturn

Xinhua Headlines: Spreading COVID-19 disrupts Americans' life, triggering economic downturn

by Xinhua writers Yang Shilong, Chang Yuan, Xiong Maoling WASHINGTON, March 25 (Xinhua) -- Sitan Chen, a world martial art champion, and his wife Xu Lynn, who live near New York City, made ...

Tax cuts won't save the economy from recession if no one is leaving their homes

Tax cuts won't save the economy from recession if no one is leaving their homes

Washington is dusting off its recession-fighting playbook to contain the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic.

How To Make The Economic Stimulus Great

How To Make The Economic Stimulus Great

The last time that the economy ground to a halt during the Great Recession, Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), which injected over $830 billion ...

A climate-change conscious post-Covid-19 economic stimulus will deliver recovery faster – it did last time

A climate-change conscious post-Covid-19 economic stimulus will deliver recovery faster – it did last time

 All bets are off. Covid-19 has changed the rules of the way we live and do business forever.

Cities begin to count the financial cost of coronavirus

Cities begin to count the financial cost of coronavirus

While the human toll can’t be underestimated, cities are now also facing the financial ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic.

The high-stakes fight over a coronavirus economic stimulus package, explained

The high-stakes fight over a coronavirus economic stimulus package, explained

Democrats and Republicans have pretty different ideas of what they want in an economic stimulus plan.

Op-Ed: The coronavirus outbreak is already changing the world

Op-Ed: The coronavirus outbreak is already changing the world

Proactive countries, societies and individuals are performing far better than reactive ones. Governments that engage in truth-telling are heading off dangers faster than those that ...

Coronavirus could trigger biggest fall in carbon emissions since World War Two

Coronavirus could trigger biggest fall in carbon emissions since World War Two

But experts warn that without structural change, emissions declines caused by coronavirus could be short-lived as economies get back to normal

A little positive thinking in dark times

A little positive thinking in dark times

$1T plus (probably) on the way — Danger in every corner of the market

The Specter of Deglobalization and the Thucydides Trap

The Specter of Deglobalization and the Thucydides Trap

Nouriel Roubini is Professor of Economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business and Chairman of Roubini Macro Associates (www.nourielroubini.com). You may follow him on Twitter ...

G20 leaders issue pledge to do 'whatever it takes' on coronavirus

G20 leaders issue pledge to do 'whatever it takes' on coronavirus

Leaders agree unspecific and uncontroversial communique after two-hour video summit

Roubini: This Will Trigger the Next Crisis

Roubini: This Will Trigger the Next Crisis

Nouriel Roubini says the next financial crisis will come as early as 2020 and the causes are already manifesting around the world today.

COVID-19 = Health Crisis + Economic Crisis

COVID-19 = Health Crisis + Economic Crisis

Two concurrent global crises—a health crisis and an economic crisis—are engulfing the world. Both crises are global, but their impacts are deeply local. The policy response to both crises ...

Trump Pitches Coronavirus-Related Stimulus Package on Capitol Hill

Trump Pitches Coronavirus-Related Stimulus Package on Capitol Hill

The president and his advisers are considering using emergency funds to bolster the economy.

Wine, Recession, and Coronavirus: This Time is Different?

Wine, Recession, and Coronavirus: This Time is Different?

Wine, recession, and coronavirus: this time is different. Economic impact of coronavirus on wine industry

U.S. stocks seesaw as vote awaited on stimulus deal

U.S. stocks seesaw as vote awaited on stimulus deal

U.S stocks seesawed on Wednesday, digesting the previous session's huge reb...

Australia Goes Hard and Goes Early on Covid-19

Australia Goes Hard and Goes Early on Covid-19

When the 2008 global financial crisis caught the world unaware, then-Australian treasury secretary Ken Henry advised his Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to “go early, go hard, go households.” ...