Saturday , December 3 2022

Dutch Cities are Better for the Environment (and my sanity)



This video continues at Climate Town: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfsCniN7Nsc

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We didn’t move to the Netherlands because of climate change, the environment, the cycling, or even the stroopwafels. We moved here because we have a better quality of life. But in doing so, our impact on the climate reduced considerably … which is kind of remarkable.

Be sure to visit Climate Town for more climate excitement:
https://www.youtube.com/c/ClimateTown

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NJB Live (my bicycle livestream channel):
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9v57F4xz46KaDsvWfCv8yw


Other Climate & Eco Tubers Worth Watching:
Simon Clark
https://www.youtube.com/c/SimonOxfPhys

Our Changing Climate
https://www.youtube.com/c/OurChangingClimate

Just Have a Think
https://www.youtube.com/c/JustHaveaThink

Climate Adam
https://www.youtube.com/c/ClimateAdam

Zenturo
https://www.youtube.com/c/zentouro

potholer54
https://www.youtube.com/c/potholer54

Future Proof
https://www.youtube.com/c/FutureProofTV


Additional Reading & References

CO2 emissions
Our World in Data
https://ourworldindata.org/co2-emissions#per-capita-co2-emissions

Netherlands: CO2 Country Profile
Our World in Data
https://ourworldindata.org/co2/country/netherlands

Greenhouse gas emissions by sector, Netherlands, 2016
Our World in Data
https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/ghg-emissions-by-sector?time=latest&country=~NLD

The Missing Link of Climate Change: Single-Family Suburban Homes
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2011-12-07/the-missing-link-of-climate-change-single-family-suburban-homes

How The Auto Industry Carjacked The American Dream
Climate Town
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOttvpjJvAo

Growing Wealthier – Smart Growth, Climate Change and Prosperity
Center for Clean Air Policy 2011
http://www.growingwealthier.info/

Transport Energy and Population Density – TUMI
https://www.transformative-mobility.org/assets/publications/Transport-Energy-and-Population-Density_2021-09-08-072436_ozfa.pdf

Accessibility in Cities: Transport and Urban Form
https://lsecities.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/LSE-Cities-2014-Transport-and-Urban-Form-NCE-Cities-Paper-03.pdf

Federal Highway Association National Household Travel Survey
https://nhts.ornl.gov/vehicle-trips


Chapters

0:00 Intro
0:06 People who know about Climate Change
0:53 Per-capita CO2 & where it comes from
2:34 City design is important for climate change
3:40 Why are we talking about Stroopwafels?
4:20 Why we love the Netherlands
5:28 What if I stayed in Fake London?
6:41 Heating & Cooling
7:06 Zoning & SFH regulations
7:20 Transportation is a problem
8:19 Bad land use is bad. Like, really bad.
9:07 Density doesn’t have to feel dense
10:05 On commutes and car driving
11:15 How do we fix it?
11:53 Stop interrupting me, Rollie!
12:21 Patreon shout-out
12:36 Outtro

#climatechange #greencities

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About Zohe

Environmentalist, Futurist, Lightworker, Wannabe naturalist. The way we are treating our world and environment is not going to end well! We need to change course NOW.

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