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What comes after COVID-19? A roundup of the best ideas we could find on the Internet

Curated by Peter Hulm


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Israeli scientists say they found a way to reverse the human aging process — jpost — 21 November 2020

A billion people have no legal identity - but a new app plans to change that — weforum — 20 November 2020

The looming health catastrophe that could be more deadly than COVID-19 — weforum — 20 November 2020

WTO, Geneva’s Youth Discuss Future of Trade and Environment — iisd — 20 November 2020

Wheel-Flash’s minimalist bike reflectors could potentially save thousands of lives each year — yankodesign — 19 November 2020

Bill Gates says more than 50% of business travel will disappear in post-coronavirus world — cnbc — 17 November 2020

WWF Receives $100 Million for Nature-based Climate Solutions from the Bezos Earth Fund — source — 16 November 2020

The foods that do the most damage to our climate — mashable — 15 November 2020

20 views on the biggest opportunity for change after the pandemic — weforum — 13 November 2020

Greece is slashing some income taxes to lure remote workers from abroad — cnbc — 12 November 2020

China's delayed launch for world’s largest carbon trading scheme scheduled for 2025 — reuters/weforum — 12 November 2020

Prince Charles: 10 actions we must take to drive the green recovery — weforum — 10 November 2020

Third world war a risk in wake of pandemic, says UK defence chief — theguardian — 8 November 2020

Six economists on how to build a fair and green economic system after covid-19: "we are still like weather forecasters a century ago" (paywalled) — newscientist — 28 October 2020

Klaus Schwab: A Better Economy Is Possible. But We Need to Reimagine Capitalism to Do It — time — 28 October 2020

"For the past 30 to 50 years, the neoliberalist ideology has increasingly prevailed in large parts of the world. This approach centers on the notion that the market knows best, that the “business of business is business,” and that government should refrain from setting clear rules for the functioning of markets. Those dogmatic beliefs have proved wrong. But fortunately, we are not destined to follow them."

"Would the whole idea of stakeholder capitalism die in the COVID crisis? If anything, the enthusiasm of the companies working on the project [for Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics] increased."

IMF Chief Says We Have a 'Once in a Century Opportunity' to Fund a Sustainable Future — time — 22 October 2020

"The very first round of response to the crisis was indiscriminately support for the economy as it was. We have occasionally seen steps toward greening, but they were more the exception than the rule. By some estimates, 5% of the first round of fiscal support went green. But in the second round, we are in a different place. We are going to be more focused on what exactly the money would buy and orient the recovery toward this new objective: job-rich and climate-resilient."

Catchup: World Economic Forum launches Dashboard for a New Economy, setting agreed targets for recovery — WEF — 21 October 2020

Socially Responsible, Low-Carbon Capitalism Can Ensure 'Job-Full' Recovery From COVID-19 — weforum — 21 October 2020

COVID, tech advances could disrupt 85 million jobs by 2025: WEF — aljazeera — 20 October 2020

World Energy Outlook 2020: "Despite a record drop in global emissions this year, the world is far from doing enough to put them into decisive decline" — iea — 16 October 2020

New UNEP report on how financial institutions can aid shift to more sustainable circular economies — unep — 13 October 2020

Concerns in Geneva the COVID-19 economic shock could trigger a crisis in the global financial system — thegenevaobserver — 12 October 2020

WEF head and Great Reset promoter Klaus Schwab on Post-COVID Capitalism — project-syndicate — 12 October 2020

"Today’s consumers do not want more and better goods and services for a reasonable price. Rather, they increasingly expect companies to contribute to social welfare and the common good."

Why Africa needs a new financial system — dw — 5 October 2020

The Future of Cities: Quartz articles collection — qz — 4 October 2020

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