LIVE STREAM: Learning from COVID-19 to Fight Climate Change

Eliza Barclay, Science and Health Editor, Vox; Cynthia Rosenzweig, Senior Research Scientist, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies; Roger Thurow, Senior Fellow, Global Food and Agriculture. Moderated by Teresa Welsh.

Learning from COVID-19 to Fight Climate Change

What do climate change and pandemics have in common? Although experts have long warned of the dire consequences of these threats, the world remains woefully unprepared to solve them. Yet, as governments have taken drastic actions to respond to COVID-19, there have been significant unintended climate benefits globally, such as decreased air and water pollution. What lessons can we learn from this pandemic to tackle climate change? Over the long-term, what strategies and behaviors could societies adopt to maintain and expand these gains?

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