Blog: a growing chorus for a green recovery from Covid-19

Can it really be just three weeks – yes, it's about coronavirus again – since we reported the first signs of the shutdown in Brussels? The end of the second week of the Belgian lockdown that isn't quite a lockdown, has been marked by what Khaled Diab at the European Environmental Bureau has called a growing chorus of voices demanding that the principles of the European Green Deal should form the basis of any post-Covid-19 recovery plan.

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Coronavirus: Ursula Von der Leyen speaks during a mini plenary session of European Parliament in Brussels (Photo by ARIS OIKONOMOU/AFP via Getty Images)
Coronavirus: Ursula Von der Leyen speaks during a mini plenary session of European Parliament in Brussels (Photo by ARIS OIKONOMOU/AFP via Getty Images)

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