How green is the post-COVID recovery shaping up to be?

“Build back better.” That was Joe Biden’s presidential campaign slogan. But just 2% of the $16 trillion spent on COVID-19 recovery worldwide has been slated for clean energy measures. What’s more, greenhouse gas emissions are heading for a new record high. The World’s Carolyn Beeler takes stock of just how “green” the global recovery has been so far.

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