Few countries in the region have tied green components to their stimulus packages, which contain some environmentally harmful measures. Green recovery policies and strategies can help put a country on the path to economic recovery while bringing environmental and sustainability benefits.
Up to 70% of particulate emissions are attributable to the transport sector, with particularly high levels in developing countries. Transport is the fastest growing source of GHG emissions. These negative impacts are often not reflected in fiscal policy frameworks, resulting in market failures which can be addressed by green fiscal policy.
As countries, cities and companies shift their strategies to longer-term recovery from short-term stabilization, there is significant work to be done to get the world
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