Urgently needed: A global green New Deal

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Urgently needed: A global green New Deal | vox - Research-based policy analysis and commentary from leading economists.

Nearly one-sixth of the more than $3 trillion in fiscal stimulus spent in 2008 and 2009 was allocated to green spending. But this column argues that without correcting existing market and policy distortions, the “greening” of the world economy will be short-lived. Now more than ever, the world needs a global green New Deal – and it needs the G20 to lead the way.

Absolutely.