COVID-19 and Climate Change - Parallels and disconnects

Activists gather to demand clean air as Edinburgh Air Pollution Zone to be expanded.
17 July 2020

As countries have acted to curb the spread of COVID-19, comparisons have arisen between the global responses to the pandemic and climate change. Despite their differences, they are both significant global challenges requiring immediate evidence-based action.

So why have our responses differed, and what can we learn from COVID-19 for our climate change response? Lamis is joined by climate scientist Prof Mark Howden to discuss these questions.

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