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Debt relief for a living economy in Greece

WWF proposes that in return for the implementation of specific environmental measures, substantial debt relief be approved for Greece. Such a scheme would ‘restart’ the country’s battered economy towards a more sustainable direction while at the same time conserving globally significant biodiversity and contributing towards the achievement by the EU and the concerned member states of key global sustainable development goals (SDGs).

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Rethinking debt, redefining development

Demetres Karavellas: CEO of WWF Greece

Europe cannot build healthy societies and vibrant economies on a degraded and diminished ‘natural capital’ as this ecological debt would ultimately lead to its demise, writes Demetres Karavellas.


#LessDebtMoreEarth: a green economic take-off for Greece and the EU

Theodota Nantsou: head of policy for WWF Greece

Theodota Nantsou: head of policy for WWF Greece

Greece’s economy needs to breathe and Europe needs a groundbreaking economic take-off.