a number of surprising events, which has led to advanced industrial societies in crisis, and the ”stabsläge” is a clear sign of such a society's vulnerability. Examples of this are the fires in California and Australia, in 2019, the forest fires in Sweden in 2014 and 2018, and the current global coronasmittan, which is also affecting Sweden. At the same time, revealed a surprisingly high degree of lack of preparedness and planning for emergencies. The pamphlet ”the crisis” will inspire rather to ridicule than to trust the advice that they give to the citizens of the stocking up of canned goods, water tanks, and vevradio.
for a long time, the message of the science available on climate change and other urgent severe changes in the earth's eco-system. There is also little arguing that captive that has been destroyed due to human activities is a spiral of the global knowledge-based economy in which the depletion of finite resources, as is well known, but it is nevertheless going on. The need to build resilient communities that can cope with crises and uncertainties, and who have the ability and the readiness of the reconstruction has been made by the researcher, and the conversion movement.
however, the situation is now different as a result of the rapid development of the new coronavirus. In italy, which is central to the culture and the industrial nation of 60 million people in Europe, turned himself in on march 10, 2020. Who could have imagined that a country would do that? The constraints of travel and the nöjeskonsumtion of the experiences are going to suddenly be easy to implement, or is made voluntarily in the face of an emergency sjukdomshot, and a pandemic is the spread.
the Restrictions in travel, and in the nöjeskonsumtion of the experiences are going to suddenly be easy to implement, or is made voluntarily in the face of an emergency sjukdomshot and pandemic spread
It is interesting to compare this with the people's and the countries ' response to the emergency, and the very serious, ongoing environmental changes and climate change that have a global impact and a high predicted mortality, but not primarily in the west and industristater. Almost nothing is going on, despite the noise of the thousands and thousands of scientists in the UN intergovernmental panel on climate change, and the social and miljödebattörer. Insertions actions are often reactive, because there is widespread denial of the seriousness of the situation.
as regards the coronasmittan want to market as well as countries, a return to ”normal”, that is valutabörserna to rise again, and businesses and business start-up, and operate as in the past, but it will have to be done in a different way. Our community has already changed, by the understanding of the vulnerability and lack of preparedness. There will indeed be no more ”business as usual”. This is our big chance.
in the transition to a sustainable society at the individual level, at the societal level and the global level. We are in a very exciting development that requires a major forward-looking investments in technology, infrastructure and logistics, sustainable energy supply based on renewable energy resources such as solar and wind. There is an overwhelming information on this technology, and the economy. There are also urgent calls for an urgent transition to a sustainable food is produced with the production methods are tailored to the limits of our planet, a greater proportion of food is produced close to the consumer, and of the independence of the global food system. This will reduce our vulnerability at the same time, the local food system allows increasing the number of jobs along the entire production and distribution chain. Herein lies the new potential for regional economic development, and a stronger link between the urban and the rural areas.
Now it is time for the policy measures that have direct impact on the environment. There are international agreements regarding concrete targets for emissions, and it is time to act on taxes on fossil fuel in all the branches of transport, and a consistent policy when it comes to, for example, the limitations of the expansion of the airport and the oil refineries. The loss of jobs associated with the fossilindustrins the decline can be directly inverted to the high demand for labour in connection with the construction of the solelproduktion and a hydrogen gas as a energidrivmedel. In lieu of the increase in greenhouse gas emissions from the expanded refinery at Lysekil in sweden a new, forward-looking statements is scheduled for it. The automotive industry in the west of Sweden, can get a great boost with the production of electricity and hydrogen-powered vehicles. It would require more workers – may cause a shortage of labor in the development of new products and services.
that has led to the börsras, hamstringsiver among the population, and there is a somewhat chaotic situation in many sectors of the national economy is showing both in the industrial societies of the vulnerability, but also due to the rapid response to the crisis, is it possible to implement and get the acceptance of both the individual and the societal level.
the seriousness of the Situation, to the notwithstanding the filed of optimism, as it shows that there is a possibility of the rapid pace of change that is needed in order to cope with the climate and environmental crisis which the planet finds itself in. The transition to a climate-resilient and sustainable society, means no privation or penury. It can lead to greater local activity, of the need for more jobs, to a greater extent democratic in the interest of a more cohesive society. Conversion is our big chance for a rich future, and the only way.
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