How we manage the post-pandemic recovery will be critical to the type of future we want and need. Simply reviving the existing “brown” economy will exacerbate irreversible climate change and other environmental risks. The COVID-19 and climate crises are connected, so both curves need to be “flattened” as we rebuild the world economy. Consequently, the post-pandemic recovery offers a unique opportunity to decarbonize the world economy through affordable and workable policies in order to usher in a more sustainable economy.
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