Clean energy is key to Asia-Pacific’s ‘green recovery’ from Covid-19 | South China Morning Post
Clean energy is key to Asia-Pacific’s ‘green recovery’ from Covid-19. … While the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has played out unevenly across Asia and the Pacific, the region has been …
Sustainable Energy Key to COVID-19 Recovery in Asia and the Pacific | Inter Press Service
Sustainable Energy Key to COVID-19 Recovery in Asia and the Pacific. … can we launch a “green recovery” that simultaneously rebuilds our economies and puts us on track to meet global climate and sustainability goals? A clean and sustainable energy is central to a recovery from COVID-19 pandemic. By emphasizing the importance of the SDGs …
A green Covid-19 recovery
It is therefore essential that governments work on a green recovery that eases the social divide, and increases job opportunities. Various “green” sectors and activities offer significant prospects for job creation. For example, renewable energy such as solar, employs more people per unit of investment and energy than fossil-fuel generation.
A Green Recovery: The Case for Climate-Forward Stimulus Policies in America’s COVID-19 Recession Response …
In A Green Recovery: The Case for Climate-Forward Stimulus Policies in America’s COVID-19 Recession Response, authors Rhiana Gunn-Wright, Kristina Karlsson, Kitty Richards, Bracken Hendricks, and David Arkush argue that a green stimulus program will harness the opportunity and recognize the necessity to address two existential crises—climate and economic catastrophe—at once.
WHO Manifesto for a healthy recovery from COVID-19
Several of the countries that were earliest and hardest hit by COVID-19, such as Italy and Spain, and those that were most successful in controlling the disease, such as South Korea and New Zealand, have put green development alongside health at the heart of their COVID-19 recovery strategies.
Focus on green recovery – OECD
Many governments have included “green” recovery measures in their crisis recovery packages – for example through grants, loans and tax reliefs directed towards green transport, circular economy and clean energy research, development and deployment. But so far the balance between green and non …
African Ministers of the Environment commit to support a green COVID-19 recovery plan
Nairobi, 4 December 2020 – Ministers of Environment across the continent of Africa have agreed to support a comprehensive green recovery plan to boost economies and social systems aimed at building back better from the COVID-19 pandemic. In a ministerial statement issued today at the closing of the eighth special session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN …
Clean-energy startups are key to ‘building back better’ after COVID | Fortune
With the right policies and business strategies, recovering from the pandemic recession and reducing carbon emissions can go hand in hand.
The impact of the Covid-19 crisis on clean energy progress – Analysis – IEA
The Covid-19 pandemic is having a major impact on energy systems around the world, curbing investments and threatening to slow the expansion of key clean energy technologies. Before the crisis, progress on clean energy technologies had been promising, but uneven.
Why a green recovery from Covid-19 means more jobs
The green recovery plan in our analysis was modelled at an equal cost to governments as a ‘return to normal’ VAT cut but it includes public investment in energy efficiency, wind and solar …