EU Commission: Covid-19 increases urgency of spending on green transition

The coronavirus crisis “clearly increases pressure on public authorities” to allocate funding wisely and direct Europe's recovery towards “future proof solutions”, the European Commission said on Monday after president Ursula von der Leyen called for “smart and sustainable” investment.

by Robert Hodgson
 Ursula von der Leyen gives a press conference on EU efforts to limit economic impact of the coronavirus disease (Photo by FRANCOIS LENOIR/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Ursula von der Leyen gives a press conference on EU efforts to limit economic impact of the coronavirus disease (Photo by FRANCOIS LENOIR/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

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