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Green Deal

Remaking Post-Covid-19 Western Capitalism: Lessons For The East

Covid-19 testing in Mumbai, June 9. (Photo by Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times via Getty Images) Hindustan Times via Getty Images As the world emerges from Covid-19 lockdown we are now being told that the economic recovery from the pandemic-panic needs to be “green.” Political leaders and mass media editors cite the…
bubmag
June 10, 2020
Green Deal

Curtain time for an EU budget without fossil fuels

Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/PA Images Once every seven years, a uniquely European courtship ritual takes place. Member States iron out the details of the bloc’s seven-year, long-term EU budget, outlining how much to spend on everything from railroads to farming and space exploration.Typically the waltz includes infighting between the ‘frugal’ northern states…
bubmag
June 9, 2020
Green Deal

E.U.’s Coronavirus Recovery Plan Also Aims to Fight Climate Change

The European Union unveiled a €750 billion ($825 billion) recovery package for the coronavirus pandemic yesterday that includes plans to address another global crisis: climate change. Notable is that European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen views the proposal as a vehicle to steer the continent toward carbon neutrality by…
bubmag
May 28, 2020
Green Deal

EU pledges to stay green in recovery from coronavirus

European Commissioners for European Green Deal Frans Timmermans, left, Elisa Ferreira and Nicolas Schmit, speak at the EU headquarters in Brussels, on Thursday, May 28, 2020. ARIS OIKONOMOU, POOL /AP By SAMUEL PETREQUIN | Associated Press | Published: May 28, 2020 Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus…
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May 28, 2020