I'm the founder of FutureWork IQ where I spend my time assisting businesses to design digital workplaces or “offices in the cloud.” These environments enable companies to allow flexible and remote working for their teams. I also teach the digital literacy, fluency, communication and collaboration skills needed to work in these modern technology-rich workplaces.

We have witnessed firsthand how governments are willing to take drastic measures in the face of danger from a virus.

As the climate emergency evolves and extreme weather events begin to threaten large segments of the global population governments will be forced to act.

The data at hand proves that lockdowns can also flatten the emissions curve and as a result, the possibility of large segments of the economy being “locked down” in order to radically cut emissions is a very real possibility.

For example, see Covid-19 brings South Africa’s daily carbon emissions down by 20%.