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BBC Push WEF Plan for London to Become a 'SPONGE CITY'

Or how a flood in China in 2012 will stop you paving your driveway.

You will soon get to know the term 'Sponge City' the seemingly innocuous phrase that puts you in mind of cartoon characters, crystal clear waters, and bathing, in fact, couldn't be further from the truth.

Sponge Cities are the latest idea from the WEF to get us all to comply with the UN's 2030 Agenda by stealth. Those 2030 goals proving to be a plan to dismantle our current world and 'build it back' as a Marxist utopia.

Another Chinese Communist Party Idea.

Sponge Cities is a 'new urban planning' model in China that 'emphasises flood management' via green spaces, over traditional drainage. Proposed by Chinese researchers in early 2000 and accepted by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the State Council as the nationwide urban construction policy in 2014. The concept of sponge cities is claimed to help solve climate change and that urban flooding, water shortage and heat island effect can be alleviated by having more urban parks.

Wuhan (again)

The concept comes from scientists in Wuhan (seemingly an epicentre for Chinese Communist Party science) it was the Beijing flood of July 2012 which caused 79 deaths out of a a population of over 21 million that supposedly prompted the CCP to make it a nationwide policy.

World Economic Forum.

In 2013 the UN endorsed the policy, seemingly on the instruction of the CCP, but it wasn't until 2017 the the WEF first began talking about them. Bizarrely the WEF began to really push 'Sponge Cities' in February 2020, at the very same time they were spinning tales of a killer pandemic.

'Sponge cities' use their natural resources to absorb water and release it more slowly into lakes and rivers, helping to prevent flooding. The Chinese landscape architect behind the concept, Kongjian Yu, has been awarded the 2023 Oberlander Prize for his work addressing climate change-accelerated urban flooding.' and that Yu is 'Delivering Climate-Resilient Cities'

Sponge Cities form part of the WEF's "Delivering Climate-Resilient Cities Using a Systems Approach" which, of course also features Carlos Moreno's (another Communist) 15 minute city plan.

The document states:

A systems approach applies forward-looking spatial and land use planning to create healthy, productive urban density and avoid sprawl. System-wide planning can incorporate green buildings and streets, low-carbon mobility systems, renewable energy and integrated nature-based solutions. One paradigmatic system-wide approach that has received significant interest during the COVID-19 pandemic is the “15-minute city”,in which everything people need to live, work and play is located within 15 minutes of where they reside, thus reducing commuting time and generating efficiencies of agglomeration.

This week, the BBC asked the seemingly innocent question "Should London Become a Sponge City?"

The Greater London Authority (GLA) identified flash flooding as a major risk to the capital going forward

  • The Met Office warns that storm events such as one that caused damaging flash flooding in 2021 will be four times more frequent if emissions remain high

  • The "sponge city" concept used by some Chinese cities has been put forward as a solution and involves using green spaces like parklands and blue spaces like lakes and rivers to absorb rainwater

Flash flooding has been described as the main environmental risk to people living in the capital by the Greater London Authority (GLA). One solution put forward is that London should become a "sponge city" - an urban area designed to absorb and hold rainwater. How would this work?

It is only later in the article that you realise that it's an irrelevant question and plans are already in full swing. Sadiq Khan who secretly signed London up to the C40 City agenda that effectively bypasses democracy in favour of WEF direct government, created the London Climate Resilience Review, external to assess London's preparedness for supposed 'extreme weather events'. As part of the review Khan's team have created the 'surface water strategy', conveniently siting private driveways and garden paving as contributing to the capital's flooding.

The sewage system can't cope with these extreme weather events and the 'paving over' of land is making matters worse according to khans boffins, - however, nowhere in their studies do they note some simple hard facts, weather events are not getting more extreme, or more frequent, despite the constant claims they are, and London's sewage system, built in Victorian times, was designed for a maximum of 2.5 million Londoners, and now is having to cope with 3 times that amount of people, some nine million residents.

In reality the Sponge City gives local councils the excuse to implement a whole raft of new rules which will include the banning of anyone paving over any garden area,  the ban on turning any part of a garden to off-road parking, a likely law requiring those that have already done so to return the property to it's original state.  No new urban 'sprawl'.  with the return of 'tower blocks' for population density requirements, a ban on any extensions to your property with the goal to cram more and more humans into smaller and smaller areas.  

Sponge cities will also require the ripping up of roads and networks,  with the land 'returned to nature'.  

In fact, nature taking priority over humans is the core principle of a Sponge City., and, in making you subordinate to every blade of grass they can demand you abide by any rule, law or diktat however extreme, however anti-liberty, however inhuman. And that is the point.

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