The degrowth movement advocates for the halting of economic growth to prevent a climate crisis. While the premise of consuming less may seem like an appealing idea, this article puts forth that it’s a flawed concept that will not be taken seriously as a solution by the world at large. The COVID-19 pandemic provided us with a taste of why degrowth may not work; the reduced consumption by developed countries hit developing countries’ economies hard, leading to an increase in both hunger and child mortality rates.
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The Lightyear O is a revolutionary electric car powered by the sun. Developed by a Dutch startup, the four-door sedan has over 50 square feet of solar panels on its roof and hood, generating up to 43 miles of energy a day. With production now underway in Finland, the car does come with a hefty price tag at $262,000, but the company hopes to introduce a more affordable version, the Lightyear 2, by 2025. Read full article here