We must not sacrifice the environmental crisis just to resolve an economic one

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Both economic growth and decarbonisation can be fostered from the current crisis, argues Gilles Moëc, chief economist at AXA Investment Managers

Governments should beware sacrificing global decarbonisation efforts on the altar of economic prosperity, but likewise must not decelerate growth to achieve a cleaner world. Better to find a way to do...

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