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Eastbound and Green in Europe

Despite the unprecedented disruptions brought on by COVID-19, both the European Union and China remain committed to pursuing decarbonization and green investment. That means they have common ground from which to lead the rest of the world out of this crisis, and toward a more sustainable and resilient future.

PARIS – The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in a remarkably short period of time. We are in the midst of an unprecedented health, economic, social, and environmental crisis, and how we respond will shape the global economy for the foreseeable future. More to the point, the speed, scale, and content of today’s recovery plans will determine whether we achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and whether we meet the objectives of the Paris climate agreement.