Pandemic recovery: Positive intentions vs policy rollbacks, with just a hint of green

Developer or Source: Climate Analytics, NewClimate Institute

In this briefing, Climate Action Tracker examines the COVID-19 recovery packages of five major emitters – China, EU27, India, South Korea and the USA; present the global temperature update, taking into account the economic impact of COVID-19; and share key insights from the updated assessments for 13 of the 36 countries assessed by the Climate Action Tracker, including projections of the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on 2020 emissions. This briefing provides a directional analysis as to what we could expect in terms of emissions developments in the future, considering that COVID-19 adds another layer of uncertainty to the forecasting exercise, given the lack of information and how long this will last.

Region: East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, North America, Global
Sectors and Topics: Agriculture, Economic Recovery, Energy Efficiency, Forestry and Land Use, Health, Infrastructure and Industry, Renewable Energy, Transport, Waste Management
Scale: National
Expertise Level: Practitioner, Specialist
Resource Type: Other
Cost: No
Languages: English
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