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

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:28pm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/dovetail.prxu.org/_/300/7c2350b1-0584-4365-8bac-7ff9acf2484e/2021_0722_04.mp3

"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.