Covid-19: EU leads world on green stimulus spending

The EU is vastly outspending other global powers in its plans for a ‘green recovery’ from the coronavirus crisis, with a new report finding around 20% of the money pledged so far by the bloc will go towards climate and environmental protection.

by Simon Pickstone
EU heads of government signed off the Next Generation EU package in July (Photo by STEPHANIE LECOCQ/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
EU heads of government signed off the Next Generation EU package in July (Photo by STEPHANIE LECOCQ/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

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