Germany Is Leading the World Toward a Green Recovery

solar panel array on residential rooftopFrom Reasons to be Cheerful, May 15, 2020.

As Europe’s biggest economy reboots, it — and many others — are planning to transition away from fossil fuels.

Residents in some of the most polluted cities in the world have been startled by an unfamiliar atmospheric phenomenon: blue skies. “I look at the sky quite often and enjoy its blueness from my balcony,” retired English professor Sudhir Kumar told the New York Times from his home in Delhi. “I don’t know how long this will last, but right now I feel much better.”

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