Why the Covid-19 recovery and climate crisis need a unified response
The EU's proposed Green Deal shows that the right policy initiatives could address the economic crisis and climate change simultaneously
Last year saw an acceleration of momentum in commitments to address climate change at a supranational, state, corporate and civil society level.
The European Union (EU) announced its intention to put a 'Green Deal' in place to transition the bloc to be a net-zero carbon economy by 2050. Growing numbers of countries and companies made equally ambitious pledges to cut emissions. Popular climate change protests gathered momentum and teenage activist Greta Thunberg was named TIME magazine's Person of the Year.