The pandemic shone a light on the effects of climate change, especially for those who were sceptical. People are changing their habits and putting pressure on policymakers and brands to do so, too. Canvas8 spoke to nine Britons to learn how COVID-19 has impacted their views on climate change.
Precious Osoba is a junior behavioural analyst at Canvas8. Fascinated by the hows and whys of people and culture, she has a background in social sciences and a degree in marketing. You can often find her in aesthetically pleasing restaurants writing articles for her Medium profile.
Families, small businesses, and individuals who need to transport heavy loads are broadly neglected by existing micro-mobility solutions. By enabling rental by the hour, Cargoroo allows them to enjoy the benefits of e-cargo bike travel, which include carbon efficiency, exercise, and convenience.
Amid environmental concerns, electric vehicle ownership is starting to appeal to the mainstream. However, the price of EVs can be prohibitive for many people seeking to reduce their carbon emissions. Tesla has set its sights on overcoming this barrier with plans to release a $25,000 model by 2023.
Retailers’ sustainability initiatives show that shoppers don’t just want cheap, fast fashion – ethical and eco-savvy values are important too. But are visibly mended sweaters and ‘sneaker cleaning’ services just an updated version of the ‘It bag’, or are people ready to adopt low-impact lifestyles?
The COVID-19 pandemic has upheaved societies around the world – perhaps permanently. There’s an acknowledgement that everyday life will have to change post-lockdown to avoid further outbreaks, but could this transition also present a chance to usher in a fairer, greener, and less lonely future?