Could the COVID crisis be the opportunity to make cities carbon-neutral, liveable and healthy?
COVID-19 has hit our entire society hard. A collateral victim of the current pandemic may be all the actions addressed to manage the climate crisis. This is evidenced by, for example, COP26 postponement. Furthermore, the ambitious European green deal funding priorities may be overtaken by those for the COVID-19 pandemic. The short-term emergency threatening the necessary long-term requirements is nothing new but, does it need to be this way? Can’t we create a win-win scenario?
In this article from Mark Nieuwenhuijsen from ISGlobal, the role of COVID-19 in triggering a shift to sustainable urban living is explored. To read the full article, please see here.