Only ecology-based economies can avoid future catastrophe

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Date of Publication: April 17

Year of Publication: 2020

Publication City: Wallingford, UK

Publisher: SciDev.Net

Author(s): Fazlun Khalid

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Much has been made of the brief respite in carbon emissions that coronavirus has given the world. But let’s not get too excited.

The benefits are at best temporary. In fact, they are a red herring. Once the virus subsides, a race will ensue to repair the global economy — and nations and blocs will be tempted to compromise on climate targets that took decades to put in place.

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