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Lessons from climate modelling for modelling Corona spread – Climate friendly recovery policy – Corona task force and policy plans, 6 to 16 November, 2020

 Empirical impacts of lockdowns on GDP in 46 countries in the first half of 2020, directly and through trade and tourism loss spillovers (König and Winkler in 57th edition of “Covid Economics”)

Sub-sectoral business closures respecting hospital capacity in a UK setting when keeping schools and universities open: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/medicine/mrc-gida/2020-11-16-COVID19-Report-35.pdf  

Lessons from climate modelling for modelling Corona spread, running “ensembles” in order to identify uncertainties related to specific input data: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-03208-1?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=e7102d9d55-briefing-dy-20201116&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-e7102d9d55-45643206

Climate friendly recovery policy options differentiated by sectors: https://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/BRIE/2020/658186/IPOL_BRI(2020)658186_EN.pdf

Tight short lockdowns are economically preferable to “mild” long-term measures, by IMF: https://www.imf.org/en/Publications/WP/Issues/2020/11/08/Protecting-Lives-and-Livelihoods-with-Early-and-Tight-Lockdowns-49866

More on the US president-elect Biden Corona task force and policy plans:https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-03207-2?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=fc11828d24-briefing-dy-20201112&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-fc11828d24-45643206