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How can we become a better world after the coronavirus pandemic?

Covid has inevitably created a recessionary crisis and Governments will be under intense pressure to restore growth. But if its growth at all costs And/or simply reverting to the way it was it will be a lost opportunity to seek a more equitable model. A model that is also attuned to the larger existential issue of climate change. Any new post Covid martial plan should focus on a progressive model the redressés much of what is faulty and unsustainable. If not, this pandemic will be a forewarning of even more turbulent times to come.

Implement a Green New Deal

We need to tackle the biggest challnege facing humanity! The rethink allows us to address the climate crisis in a way that wouldn't have been possible before Covid-19.

Address Social & Financial Inequity

So much inequality is baked into our human experience... this must be fundamental to what we work on next.

Global solidarity creates a healthier world; only collective alliances rather than an individualistic mindset can beat COVID-19

Even before the COVID-19 disaster, the world was experiencing the effects of drastic social and financial inequity. If we want to overcome a global pandemic, a pooling of resources is necessary. If one disadvantaged nation is ravaged by COVID-19, the virus only spreads. To both prevent and prepare for further crises, we must unite under the concept that no one is truly free until all are free. Explore

Global poverty is one of the most prominent risk factors for the pervasive COVID-19; fighting poverty now will pave the way for a better future

Global poverty was a crisis well before COVID-19, but now the number of impoverished communities is rising due to the current pandemic. It is both a cause and a severe symptom of the virus. In order to prepare for another crisis and lend aid to the hundreds of millions of people who have recently been stripped of jobs and resources, the United Nations’ goal of eradicating poverty must become a priority. Explore

Equal distribution of wealth prepares countries for the burdens of COVID-19 cases, and will level the playing field for the aftermath

The economic crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic is comparable to the 2008 recession. In a world that already suffered from systemic inequality before the pandemic, the best way to recover is to actively redistribute wealth as a symbol of solidarity and as a buffer for those experiencing economic hardship. The only way to step out of this crisis and prevent future damage is to acknowledge that the world we are living in is currently unequal by nature. Explore

Reform capitalism

The dominant form of commerce is what got us here in many ways. We must reimagine this system to avoid externalities that cumulatively lead to catastrophic collapse.

Respect Nature

Some say that disrespect of nature is what led to the current pandemic. We must build a society that puts that balances the needs of nature with human wants and desires.

Humans can use what they learned from COVID-19 to help climate change after the coronavirus pandemic.

Climate change and COVID-19 are two very different challenges, but they do have some key things in common. Both are global; they do not respect national boundaries, and both require countries to work together to find solutions. In order to have a better planet, humans should start helping with the issue of climate change after the pandemic of COVID-19. Explore

The COVID-19 pandemic is a stark reminder of our dysfunctional relationship with nature.

Many people are wondering when life will get back to normal after the COVID-19 crisis. We should be asking: Can we use this opportunity to learn from our mistakes and build something better? A focus on nature can help us understand where pandemics come from and how the socioeconomic fallout from the crisis could be mitigated. Explore
This page was last edited on Thursday, 21 May 2020 at 02:40 UTC