Energy Transition after Covid-19 - Wake-up call or waiting for the rebound?

18 september 2020 16:00 - Door: Webredactie

The corona crisis has put a halt on environmental pollution and reduced global carbon emissions. Yet will these reductions last until the economic recovery takes off or also beyond? There are opposing signals, illustrating energy sectors and regions that will rebound and industry that will pollute even more than before the crisis. But there are also practices and policies that bind state aids and investments to rebuilding a greener economy. Much depends on current crisis management and social behaviour. Could the world listen to climatologists in the same way they are listening to virologists?

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