How our responses to climate change and the coronavirus are linked

How our responses to climate change and the coronavirus are linked

April 02, 2020

A first lesson we are drawing from the COVID-19 pandemic and how it relates to climate change is that well-resourced, equitable health systems with a strong and supported health workforce are essential to protect us from health security threats, including climate change.

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‘We’re the virus’: The pandemic is bringing out environmentalism’s dark side

‘We’re the virus’: The pandemic is bringing out environmentalism’s dark side

March 30, 2020

“Coronavirus is Earth’s vaccine. We’re the virus.”

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Climate change: seeing the planet break down is depressing – here’s how to turn your pain into action

Climate change: seeing the planet break down is depressing – here’s how to turn your pain into action

May 24, 2019

When we learn about damage to the environment, we suddenly have two issues to deal with: the damage itself, and our own feelings about it. When negative, these feelings can have surprisingly large consequences, both for ourselves and the environment. Faced with the scale of environmental challenges, we can often get trapped in two key negative emotions: suffering and regret.

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Climate change: "We’ve created a civilisation hell bent on destroying itself – I’m terrified", writes Earth scientist

May 11, 2019

The scientific community has been sounding the alarm over climate change for decades. The political and economic response has been at best sluggish. We know that in order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, we need to rapidly reduce emissions now.

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