​G20 Governments Have Committed USD 151 Billion to Fossil Fuels in COVID-19 Recovery Packages (IISD)

Data made public today on the Energy Policy Tracker, a new website tracking climate- and energy-related recovery policies, shows a total commitment of at least USD 151 billion from G20 governments in support of fossil fuels. Of them, only 20% make financial support conditional on green requirements, such as setting climate targets or implementing pollution reduction plans. At the same time, USD 89 billion has been committed to clean energy but 81% of this support is unspecific about the appropriate environmental safeguards.

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