Few countries living up to Covid 'green recovery' pledges – analysis

US planning $3tn in spending with few environmental safeguards attachedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFew countries are living up to their promises of a “green recovery” from the coronavirus crisis, with hundreds of billions of dollars likely to be spent on economic rescue packages that increase greenhouse gas emissions, research has found.The US is planning nearly $3tn in spending with few environmental safeguards attached, and little money going to low-carbon efforts, while rolling back regulations that protect nature and the environment. Of the total US stimulus of about $2.98tn, only about $39bn is going towards green projects, according… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/sep/23/few-countries-living-up-to-green-recovery-promises-analysis