We need Green Recovery

When it comes to #AirPollution, we can’t afford a return to normal. We need a #GreenRecovery! 😷🌍
Industries such as oil and gas, coal, aviation, and auto-manufacturing have received significant financial and regulatory relief as governments around the world enact pandemic recovery plans πŸ’°
Very often, no environmental conditions have been attached to the funds; the governments did not even require companies to keep workers on the payroll in exchange for this support πŸ™„
As governments look to rebuild amid #covid19, they must ensure that we build back in a way that is good for the economy and safe for our lungs. Air pollution is a problem that we know how to solve and doing so is more feasible than ever βœ…

Renewable energy sources such as wind and solar are now cheaper than polluting fossil fuels in most parts of the world, even before taking the cost of air pollution into account βœ…

Research shows that investment in clean air programs can yield returns of 30 times or higher. In addition, accessible, clean energy-powered public transport systems not only bring health savings due to reduced smog but also increase mobility βœ…
We need clean energy and transport, both for 𝙀π™ͺ𝙧 π™π™šπ™–π™‘π™©π™ and 𝙀π™ͺ𝙧 π™šπ™˜π™€π™£π™€π™’π™žπ™šπ™¨.
#greenrecovery #justrecovery
#covid19 #coronavirus
#buildbackbetter #recoveryplans
#airpollution #toxicair
#fossilfuels #fossilfools
#nooilbailout #savepeoplenotpolluters
#bigpolluters #bigoil
#health #environmentalhealth
#planetaryhealth #publichealth
#coal #carindustry #airlines
#bailouts #bailoutmoney

Credit : @GreenPeace

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