Is your car really necessary? The World Economic Forum (WEF) doesn’t think so.
It published a paper calling for an end to “wasteful” private car ownership in favor of communal sharing to reduce global demand for precious metals and fossil fuels.
Unelected elites in Geneva, Switzerland argue that too many people have private cars for the good of the planet. Most are barely driven and a universal model that will take customers from “owning to using” their cars.
“The average car or van in England is driven just 4% of the time,” the WEF paper sets out. Instead of vehicles sitting idle, sell your car and walk or share because “car sharing platforms like Getaround and BlueSG have already embraced the opportunity where you pay for usage by the hour.”
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The end of private ownership is essential, according to the WEF, and design principles can be applied from cars to private homes and even across cities.
“A design process that focuses on meeting underlying needs rather than designing for product purchases is fundamental to this transformation,” sets out the WEF. “This mindset is needed to redesign cities to reduce private vehicles and other uses.”
WEF Anyone who owns a car for personal use finds it almost a criminal offense not alone.
As Breitbart News reported, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has ordered governments around the world to urgently cut oil supplies to domestic consumers and encouraged people to heed the call to cut costs by “getting out” of their personal cars.
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The IEA’s 10-point plan to “change consumer behaviour” and reduce demand for gas at the pump includes reducing speed limits, working from home three days a week, more electric cars, car-free Sundays, more cycle lanes, cheaper public transport and on planes. Greater use of long distance trains.
Drivers in Ireland have already been warned they will be forced off the roads and the population packed into “high-density” cities under climate plans that will “revolutionise” people’s lifestyles and behaviour.
To avoid a “climate apocalypse”, the government plans to get people out of “private cars because they are the biggest culprits for emissions”, with proposals to ban fossil fuel vehicles from towns and cities nationwide, deliberately crippling ordinary motorists, local motorists. included Media reports.