COVID-19 News

European policies in favor of bicycles - IEA’s World Energy Outlook, 7 to 15 October 2020

Assessment of (limited) pros and (strong) cons of Swedish “laxist” approach: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/10/it-s-been-so-so-surreal-critics-sweden-s-lax-pandemic-policies-face-fierce-backlash?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=6cfb77501c-briefing-dy-20201008&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-6cfb77501c-45643206

A scathing criticism of US emergency policies, from the editors of a renowned medical journal: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMe2029812?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=6cfb77501c-briefing-dy-20201008&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-6cfb77501c-45643206

European country and city policies to support bicycle use as response to the Corona crisis: https://datastudio.google.com/embed/reporting/1ae589b4-e01c-4c27-8336-f683ea516256/page/wkQTB

The Tyrolean state inquiry commission’s report on the Ischgl ski resort outbreak in Austria, stating that Ischgl municipality acted too late and heavily criticizing the impromptu evacuation of the whole valley by the federal government : English summary: https://www.tirol.gv.at/fileadmin/presse/downloads/Presse/Pressemappe_englisch.pdf , German full version (287pp!): https://www.tirol.gv.at/fileadmin/presse/downloads/Presse/Bericht_der_Unabhaengigen_Expertenkommission.pdf

Scenarios for Corona recovery in the global energy sector, from IEA’s World Energy Outlook:https://www.iea.org/reports/world-energy-outlook-2020?utm_campaign=IEA%20newsletters&utm_source=SendGrid&utm_medium=Email

Herd immunity is “dangerous fallacy”, letter by 80 medical experts to “Lancet”: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)32153-X/fulltext