Sonja Draven wrote:From the good news network
Ashley Cottonwood wrote:People will be able to see the value in having local food sources. I see an uprise in the permaculture world!
John F Dean wrote:Hi D Nikolis
Indeed. I am monitoring the, prices on several pieces of equipment. It is my bet that retail prices for non essential items will go down.
James Landreth wrote:After years of meaning to and of getting distracted by other things, I've finally gotten my raspberry patch in!!
bruce Fine wrote:one word---introspect
John F Dean wrote:Our kitchen and study ( yes, I have real books) are finally getting reorganized. I still hold out no hope for the sewing room.
I see this whole situation as a massive opportunity for the globe to reassess it's economy, the reliance on intense transportation networks and it's focus on polluting in particular. The skies have cleared over Wuhan and Northern Italy, and many other places due to the need to socially isolate or shut factories down. If the planet took a moment now to have an aha moment, we might consider that we can recover from a massive shift in personal lifestyle and national economics, and maybe, just maybe, we can let go of the fear and embrace a real effective climate action plan and kick start a new green economy. Here is the Green Party of Canada's plan: Mission Possible and here is the wiki for the U.S.'s Green New Deal
The flight cancellations will have a beneficial effect on slowing down the climate change emergency.
Less traffic = less air pollution
Mike Haasl wrote:A lack of toilet paper may inspire greater use of bidets. As this gentleman demonstrates: