European politicians, CEOs, lawmakers urge green coronavirus recovery – Seek ‘transition to a climate-neutral economy’


By: - Climate DepotApril 14, 2020 2:09 PM

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European politicians, CEOs, lawmakers urge green coronavirus recovery
BRUSSELS – European politicians, CEOs, lawmakers and activists called on Tuesday for green investment to restart growth after the coronavirus pandemic, saying fighting climate change and promoting biodiversity would rebuild stronger economies. “After the crisis, the time will come to rebuild,” said a joint letter signed by 180 political decision-makers, business leaders, trade unions, NGOs and think tanks urging a green stimulus for growth. “The transition to a climate-neutral economy, the protection of biodiversity and the transformation of agri-food systems have the potential to rapidly deliver jobs, growth … and to contribute to building more resilient societies.” Calling fallout from…