Christiana Figueres: Green Recovery Funds Are a ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity’

By [email protected] Green recovery funds offer a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity to tackle climate change, according to former U.N. climate chief Christian Figueres.

Countries around the world face a moral imperative not to squander COVID-19 pandemic economic recovery funds, Figueres said at the Reuters Energy Transition Europe event on Monday.

“We will not be able to borrow $12 trillion again. This is it; this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” she told Reuters’ Axel Threlfall. “Let’s remember that we are borrowing this money. You and I will not pay that back; it is our children and our grandchildren who will pay it back. We better make darn

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