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 align any mid and long-term stimulus efforts with climate targets.

Many even see an opportunity to reset the economy on a more climate-friendly path with “green stimulus packages”. However, the pandemic has already made climate policy a lower priority for governments and the public, and calls to loosen emission regulations to boost economic activity are growing louder. Follow the debate on key policy and legislative ideas and initiatives regarding a climate-friendly post-coronavirus stimulus in Germany.