Economic Affairs: The why and how of 'building back better'

There is a green revolution in finance, but there are also risks

The US states of California, Washington and Oregon are suffering their worst wildfire season in history. Australia had its turn last year.

This year, there have been floods in parts of Bangladesh, China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan and Africa, among other places.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 16, 2020, with the headline 'The why and how of 'building back better''. Print Edition | Subscribe