Edward Barbier, 03 June 2010

Nearly one-sixth of the more than $3 trillion in fiscal stimulus spent in 2008 and 2009 was allocated to green spending. But this column argues that without correcting existing market and policy distortions, the “greening” of the world economy will be short-lived. Now more than ever, the world needs a global green New Deal – and it needs the G20 to lead the way.

Trevor Houser, 28 January 2009

A range of fiscal programs yield both economic stimulus and sustained environmental benefits. This column argues that Washington and Beijing should lead the way, improving their energy efficiency and building faith in the stability of the global economy.

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