How do we create a better economy?
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A huge part of making doughnut economics a reality lies in transitioning our economy towards renewable and clean energy. The urgency for transformative measures to mitigate climate change has intensified. The World Economic Forum has released a special report to foster an effective global energy transition. The report details shortcomings, areas of hope and optimism, and what countries can do to supercharge an effective transition, while keeping their eye on affordability, availability, and sustainability.
You might also want to read up on ways global crises— such as COVID-19 and the war in Ukraine— have either stalled or hastened the pace of energy transitions at both a global and national scale. In this article, the authors take stock of global progress towards clean, affordable, secure energy. Amsterdam is using an innovative economic model to build a green recovery from the pandemic and is an example of doughnut economics in action.
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