Today’s Solutions: May 22, 2024

How the US Treasury can promot

How the US Treasury can promote a greener economic future

As the new U.S. Treasury secretary, Janet Yellen will have to navigate the US economy not only through the devastation of the pandemic, but also towards a more sustainable future. Rachel Kyte, Dean of the Fletcher School at Tufts University and former World Bank vice president, has shared key areas Read More...

Mayors from 12 major cities co

Mayors from 12 major cities commit to divesting from fossil fuels

Investing in green initiatives could accelerate an economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, but if the federal government isn’t willing to divest from fossil fuels, then it’s up to local governments to do so. Recently, mayors of 12 major cities signed C40’s “Divesting from Fossil Read More...

Green recovery: Italy offers $

Green recovery: Italy offers $600 subsidy to those wanting to buy a bike

Italy may soon see fewer cars and more bicycles on its roads thanks to a new initiative that will offer a hefty subsidy to anyone wanting to buy a bike. The move is part of the country’s €55bn post-pandemic recovery plan designed to boost Italy’s economy and entails offering €500 ($600) to Read More...

South Korea will invest $61b a

South Korea will invest $61b as part of its path towards a green recovery

As countries around the world are increasingly considering a green recovery from the pandemic, South Korea is looking to lead the way. Part of the South Korean New Deal, this "green" policy is the Asian country's response to the rising tide of climate change, while also boosting its economy — Read More...

A green recovery could create

A green recovery could create as many as 400m jobs by 2030

As scientists and business leaders from different industries, as well as religious and medical institutions, have recently stressed, driving a post-pandemic economic recovery that focuses on the environment is paramount in our efforts to solve the climate crisis. Now, a report brings in new data on Read More...

More than 200 business leaders

More than 200 business leaders urge UK government for a green recovery

From cities devoid of air pollution to flourishing wildlife, the pandemic has shown what the world can look like if we take timely action against the climate crisis. But if we are to achieve a meaningful impact in solving this urgent global challenge, it is paramount that we have the business world Read More...

Millions of healthcare workers

Millions of healthcare workers urge G20 leaders for a green recovery

As lockdowns around the world begin to ease, medical professionals are urging political leaders not to forget the lessons learned from the coronavirus, emphasizing that a new trajectory, one that takes account of air pollution and the climate crisis, is needed. More than 200 organizations Read More...