Is a green recovery on the horizon? New stimulus can improve efficiency of old buildings, renewable share increases around the world while Austria and Sweden’s grids just got cleaner.

City leaders aim to shape a green recovery from the coronavirus crisis. Matthew Taylor and Sandra Laville at The Guardian report.

Air pollution drops in major cities during lockdowns. Damian Carrington at The Guardian.

Stimulus packages could make old buildings energy efficient. Leslie Kaufman at Bloomberg.

Is Australia’s grid up to a leap in renewable power? Peter Hannan and Mike Foley at the Sydney Morning Herald investigate.

Singapore reaches 2020 solar target, sets sights on 2030, reports Rachel Chia at Business Times.

Solar dominates the annual green energy addition charts, José Rojo Martín reports at PV Tech.

Seven countries submit new 2020 national climate plans. Camilla Watkiss explains the implications and more at Climate Action News.

Sweden and Austria closed their last coal plants in the same week, Good News Network reports.

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