In academic community many think that the solution is through smart (green & sustainable) investing, i.e. through financial actions. It makes sense because the corporations are the one who started the issue of emissions - I think top 100 companies are the biggest polluters, not individual people/cities, although I am not sure about the numbers.
Physicist in me really likes this idea of individual- and system-level behaviour change: Climate change and human behaviour - Nature Human Behaviour
Also, system level thinking and why it is important ♥ Ask an MIT Professor: What Is System Thinking and Why Is It Important? | Open Learning
I don't believe in forcing the population to follow a totally uncertain path to madness.
There is not enough metals to achieve the renewable utopia, I am not going to follow a plan that will send millions into poverty and starvation, we still need oil.
Even after factoring in an assumed quadrupling of solar panel efficiency, there is still not enough silver on earth to convert to a 100% solar-powered economy.seekingalpha.com
I trust the earth, she has been much worse.
The problem is when science starts to think it can "improve society", for politicians and various tyrants science ends up being used for evil plans, imagine if all the money spent on defense was used for other purposes?, and now you see with total clarity that geo-political problems are children fighting.
All those who think of designing society only create poverty and misery.
How is defense connected to science?
Democracy votes politicians, who then decide on how to use scientific results. I thought this was crystal clear during covid.
lol how do you like those roads you use every day?
City planning, designed society, shock horror.