What will happen to cities after the pandemic? Amsterdam is trying something:
“In cities that are grappling with the immediate social and economic effects of COVID-19, though, the doughnut framework is proving appealing, says Joshua Alpert, the Portland-based director of special projects at C40. ‘All of our mayors are working on this question: How do we rebuild our cities post-COVID? Well, the first place to start is with the doughnut.’ Alpert says they have had ‘a lot of buy-in’ from city leaders. ‘Because it’s framed as a first step, I think it’s been easier for mayors to say this is a natural progression that is going to help us actually move out of COVID in a much better way.’”
Will ignorants invest in fossil fuel AND geo engineering – forming a death spiral?
Usually I put these kinds of news in the asides category, which is not appearing on the homepage. But let’s stop relying on inadequate measures.