Stimulus plans spark hope for climate-friendly economic recovery
A climate-friendly post-coronavirus stimulus – tracking the debate
As the coronavirus crisis drives many governments across the globe to introduce emergency plans to cushion the immediate economic effects, there are growing calls to reset the economy on a more climate-friendly path. Follow the debate on key policy and legislative ideas and initiatives regarding so-called green stimulus packages in Germany, the EU and the G20 in Clean Energy Wire's regularly updated news tracker. Find the overview here.
Climate after corona: green stimulus package could boost the economic recovery
The coronavirus crisis is driving many economies around the globe into recession, leading policymakers to draw up unprecedented spending plans to cushion the impact and enable recoveries. Activists, environmental think tanks and others see an opportunity to reset the economy on a more climate-friendly path with "green stimulus packages" and warn against making climate policy a lower priority in Germany and across Europe. A struggle over the right amount of climate action in the economic recovery is set to dominate the debate in the months to come. Read the article here.
Green stimulus: what it could look like in the various areas of the economy
The course of economic recovery from a deep recession caused by the coronavirus outbreak will determine key developments in sectors crucial to the global energy transition for years after the pandemic is over. Clean Energy Wire collects ideas on how so-called green stimulus packages can ensure a swift economic rebound with long-term environmental aims across different sectors. Read the factsheet here.