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Stimulus Is an Environmental Disaster Waiting to Happen

Added 02-23-21 11:34:02am EST - “A public jobs guarantee is the only way to provide economic recovery without endangering the climate.” - Foreignpolicy.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Foreignpolicy.com: “Stimulus Is an Environmental Disaster Waiting to Happen”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A public jobs guarantee is the only way to provide economic recovery without endangering the climate.

To avoid repeating the pitfalls of the HIV/AIDS crisis, governments and the WTO must make COVID-19 vaccination a public good by temporarily waiving intellectual property rights and compelling emergency production.

The U.S. and Canadian leaders seek to put tensions over the Keystone XL pipeline behind them as they meet virtually today.

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In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, countries around the world face an extraordinary conundrum. Unemployment is at record levels, and poverty is on the rise. Most governments believe the only tool they have at their disposal to address this crisis is to do everything possible to rev up the engines of economic growth in desperate hope of creating new jobs and restoring livelihoods.

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