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Will Covid-19 crowd out the agenda for climate change and other pressing issues?

Perhaps not, but it has revealed misplaced priorities and gaps in what's left to be done by governments, the private sector and individuals. The window for action remains open.

A coal-fired power plant in Greece. The reality is that fossil fuel-related investments and jobs are old-economy, much of which is being permanently lost. Weaker demand for energy will also distress the renewables industry, but its players are smaller and nimbler, have lower fixed costs and little by way of potentially stranded assets.

OVER the course of the past three epoch-defining months, humanity has come together to take unprecedented support measures to deal with the Covid-19 outbreak. So far, the announced fiscal and monetary measures from governments around the world, aimed at supporting the livelihood of individuals...

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