In his keynote address at an open event organized by Bruegel, DNB governor Knot stressed the importance of effective pricing of greenhouse gas emissions, and the development of international sustainability reporting standards through the IFRS. ‘Europe, as a frontrunner, has a....Lees meer
“Today, we must face the fact that we are running behind schedule to deliver on that promise. The tragedy is that the tragedy is no longer at the horizon. The tragedy is now. The famine, the floods, the fires and the refugees are now.
COVID-19, however dreadful in itself, provides us with a unique opportunity to regain the lost ground in the battle against climate change and biodiversity loss.
Governments worldwide are investing trillions of euro to help our economies recover from the COVID-19 crisis.
Let those trillions be green trillions.
The task before us is big and complex. But we have the money, we have the technology, it is clear what we have to do. The only thing we further need is the will and determination to do it now.”