Working towards post-COVID Sustainable Transitions (Steven McGreevy, Project Leader)

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FEAST has been busy during the COVID-19 Pandemic on a variety of research initiatives and events. Some highlights include:-Organizing and managing multiple working groups as part of the Future Earth Knowledge-Action Network on Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production (FE SSCP KAN) effort on post-COVID Sustainable Transitions. This included:

-“Open Forum: COVID-19 Can Help Wealthier Nations Prepare for a Sustainability Transition” (over 300 participants) and virtual “Mini-Conference on COVID-19 and Sustainability Transitions” (over 300 participants).

-Multiple online surveys on COVID’s impact on small-scale farmers in Japan, Italy, UK, US, Taiwan, and Latin America and coastal fisheries in Japan.

-Joining an international alliance of Degrowth experts in drafting an open letter to offer five principles for the recovery of the economy and as the basis of creating a just society.

For more details see the recent Press Release available at EurekAlert.