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Building back better
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Building back better

Five proposals to kickstart a green recovery

With a recession looming, there is no point in reinventing an outdated economic model. Research has shown how a green recovery could benefit the climate as well as prosperity and health. Quick wins are needed though, to build support among citizens and investors.

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Source: The Conversation
Fighting COVID-19
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Fighting COVID-19

Artificial Intelligence plays a key role

In the fight against COVID-19, organisations have been quick to apply their Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning know-how. Both technologies are playing a key role in better understanding how COVID-19 spreads and speeding up research and treatment.

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Source: World Economic Forum
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Climate change data

Adapting to diseases carried by mosquitos

As Europe warms up, it becomes a more suitable home for the Asian tiger mosquito. To help authorities understand related health risks, VITO used data from the Copernicus Climate Change Service to create a tool that shows how conditions help this virus spreader prosper.

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Source: Copernicus Climate Change Service
Climate disruption
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Climate disruption

Working together to rescue the planet

True leadership understands there are times to think big and generously. The COVID-19 pandemic is such a moment. António Guterres, head of the UN, proposes six climate-positive actions for governments to consider once they go about building back their economies.

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Source: New York Times
Sustainable living
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Sustainable living

Rethinking urban lifestyles following COVID-19

As COVID-19 has spread throughout the world, many have flocked to more rural open spaces to wait out the storm. ReGen Villages’ eco-village community model could meet a rising demand for sustainable living outside of dense major cities following the pandemic.

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Source: BUSINESS INSIDER
COVID-19 pandemic
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COVID-19 pandemic

Support grows for a “Better Recovery”

As governments respond to the economic fallout from COVID-19, there is a growing demand to “recover better”. By ensuring that money spent on recovery is invested in a low-carbon and resilient economy, we can make incredible progress in the fight against climate change.

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Source: United Nations Climate Change