Ten Areas Where COVID-19 Responses Have Increased Environmental Risks – Including Deep-Sea Mining

Date: April 16, 2020

Source: Forbes
Author: Nishan Degnarain

During the global coronavirus shutdown over the past few weeks, there has been significant coverage about nature rebounding around the world.  

This gives hope that with the right leadership, stronger environmental measures could be structurally incorporated into the new post-COVID economic order. An important opportunity will be through the national COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Packages that Governments, Central Banks, the World Bank and the IMF are discussing this week during their Spring Meetings. Such stimulus packages could end up being as high as 10% of the global economy and large enough to ensure the transition to a low carbon economy.

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