A Renewables-Led Economic Recovery

Global perspectives

Global communities can benefit from a renewables-led eeconomic recovery, read on for global perspectives including reports, blogs and news features from leading experts and commentators.

ECONOMY

  • The Guardian - Australian businesses call for climate crisis and virus economic recovery to be tackled together

www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/may/05/australian-businesses-call-for-climate-crisis-and-virus-economic-recovery-to-be-tackled-together

  • The New Daily - Renewables could save manufacturing industry $1.6 billion a year: Report

https://thenewdaily.com.au/finance/finance-news/2020/05/08/renewable-manufacturing-australia-institute/

  • The Guardian blog - The Green Recovery

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/series/the-green-recovery

Government spending on renewables is more efficient at creating jobs

IMF Blog - Courage under fire

IMF Special Series on COVID-19

IRENA Coatition for Action - Call to Action in Response to COVID-19: Renewable Energy is a Key Part of the Solution

https://coalition.irena.org/-/media/Files/IRENA/Coalition-for-Action/Publication/IRENA_Coalition_COVID-19_response.pdf?la=en&hash=BD7A182A347015C49AF624F1200FEE3667EBF396

 

 

Global energy leaders highlight need for greater investment

 

 

 

How to make the economic recovery an environmentally sustainable one

 

  • EU Green New Deal

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_335

CLIMATE & DECARBONISATION

  • ClimateWorks - Decarbonisatiion Futures

https://www.climateworksaustralia.org/project/decarbonisation-futures/

  • The Wheeler Centre - How on earth: Ross Garnaut & Christina Figueres on climate solutions now

https://www.wheelercentre.com/broadcasts/how-on-earth-christiana-figueres-and-ross-garnaut-on-climate-solutions-now

  • Decarbonisation is our future. It must be factored into the coronavirus recovery

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/commentisfree/2020/may/18/decarbonisation-is-our-future-it-must-be-factored-into-the-coronavirus-recovery

  • ABC - Morrison Government opens door to paying for cleaner coal and gas with climate funds

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-19/morrison-opens-way-to-paying-for-cleaner-coal-with-climate-funds/12261612

POLITICAL ACTION

  • New York State Government - New York State announces passage of accelerated renewable energy growth

https://www.nyserda.ny.gov/About/Newsroom/2020-Announcements/2020-04-03-NEW-YORK-STATE-ANNOUNCES-PASSAGE-OF-ACCELERATED-RENEWABLE-ENERGY-GROWTH-AND-COMMUNITY-BENEFIT-ACT-AS-PART-OF-2020-2021-ENACTED-STATE-BUDGET 

  • pv magazine - South Korea’s president makes zero-carbon economy election pledge

https://www.pv-magazine.com/2020/03/27/south-koreas-president-makes-zero-carbon-economy-election-pledge/

  • The Age - To build back better we need to plan now

https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/to-build-back-better-we-need-to-plan-now-20200415-p54jwt.html

JOBS & MARKET REFORM

  • Clean Technica - Repowering The US Economy with Clean Jobs

https://cleantechnica.com/2020/04/18/repowering-the-us-economy-with-clean-jobs

  • AFR - Covid may delay national electricity market reform

https://www.afr.com/companies/energy/covid-19-may-delay-national-electricity-market-reform-20200419-p54l3s

  • The New Daily - Coronavirus is focusing attention on fragile global supply chains, so how will Australia respond?

https://thenewdaily.com.au/finance/finance-news/2020/05/03/coronavirus-supply-chains/

  • pv magazine - Three signs that battery energy storage is mainstream today

https://www.pv-magazine.com/2020/05/21/three-signs-that-battery-energy-storage-is-mainstream-today/

  • Sydney Morning Herald - In post-pandemic renewables boom, Australia is once again the lucky country

https://www.smh.com.au/business/the-economy/in-post-pandemic-renewables-boom-australia-is-once-again-the-lucky-country-20200521-p54v7v.html

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