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Climate friendly German recovery programme – Costa Rica sticks to green recovery – Fall of photovoltaic costs, 1 to 7 June 2020

Photovoltaic costs The German green recovery programme Costa Rica green recovery programme


Photovoltaic costs. Photovoltaic costshave fallen...

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France subsidises electric/hybrid cars – UN climate conference officially delayed – EU recovery program contains climate friendly elements, 25 to 31 May

EU recovery | The UN climate conference | Subsidies for electric and hybrid cars

EU recovery. The EU Commission proposes a 0.750 trillion € recovery...

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Hopes for a green recovery in China, 18 to 24 May

Recovery program China. The Chinese government does not set a GDP growth target for China, prioritising employment and poverty alleviation. It will...

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BP commits towards its net-zero carbon ambitions, 11 to 17 May 2020

Net-zero carbon ambitions in Beyond Petroleum. The new CEO of BP in an interview with the Guardian, states commitment to steering BP towards its...

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Overview of climate friendly recovery policies - climate friendly cities C40 have issued a “statement of principles”, 04 to 10 May

Climate friendly recovery. A good overview of the climate friendliness of different recovery policies see here from the Climate Action Tracker.


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Cities around the world coordinate climate friendly recovery measures, 27 April to 3 May

Green Recovery in cities. The C 40 network of cities against climate change coordinates climate friendly recovery measures. Cities around the world...

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Opposition to climate policies in Switzerland, Germany and South Africa while France and other European countries seek to strengthen EU carbon pricing, 20 to 26 April 2020

Air ticket tax (Switzerland). In Switzerland, politicians from different parties demanded a moratorium on the planned air ticket tax until airlines...

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Canada and USA under pressure to ease climate policy measures while Europe seeks to combine corona recovery with its Green Deal, 13 to 19 April 2020

Carbon Tax (Canada). Canada’s oil and gas producers have asked the federal government to freeze the carbon tax and delay new climate change...

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COP 26 postponed - UN agrees to airlines' pleas on CORSIA offsetting scheme – Germany proposes delay of carbon pricing for transport/heating sector, 30 March to 5 April

Corsia. Airlines are urging governments to alter the UN's international CORSIA aviation offsetting mechanism to account for the drastic cut in flights...

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Canada delays carbon levy and US eases environmental regulations, 23 to 29 March

Carbon levy (Canada). Manitoba will delay the introduction of its proposed flat carbon levy and large emitter programme as the COVID-19 outbreak has...

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