The pandemic should be teaching us the importance of public health, environmental protection and scientific analysis; which should lead us to preserve rather than pollute the planet.
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The return to a normal way of life and to renewing our push toward sustainable cities requires that we develop an apolitical, science-driven public health capacity.
Last month, the Earth Institute celebrated the publication of a new book and heard from panelists on the role of harnessing financial acumen to achieve long-run sustainability.
As educators, we are responsible for ensuring that the expertise needed to maintain this complex world continues to be regenerated.
If we can replace bluster and improvisation with measured, calm and rational decision-making, we can rise to this occasion.
We need to overcome divisions and come together in a single human community to combat a threat that disregards national boundaries.
We need to develop the technologies, organizational capacities and institutional framework that enable people to be safe in this new world.
What we’re missing is an activist federal government working hand in hand with the finance industry to incentivize green finance at a massive, national scale.
Our only real weapon to address the threats posed by the impact of science and technology is the human ingenuity required to develop additional science and technology.
Both clothing rental and plastic bag bans are small steps on the long road to sustainable cities and a circular, less environmentally destructive economy.