Even as the pandemic rages on, climate change is not taking a break from wreaking havoc.
Most of the coronavirus articles talk about the planet being the beneficiary of all the lockdowns and almost zero economic activity. However, that’s not entirely correct.
The view about pollution and carbon emissions bouncing back in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crises is a different perspective from the images flying around of the planet being the beneficiary of the ongoing crises.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said Tuesday that it was "extremely likely" that she had contracted the new coronavirus, after experiencing several symptoms following a trip to central Europe.
The planet is a dangerous state of peril. Human beings – read world leaders – should take the cue. The most serious warning has so far come from UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
While the UK and EU negotiators move slowly (or not) to a post-Brexit trade agreement, the government has this week set out a future for one of the sectors which is likely to be most affected: agriculture. The message is: Nature First!
It’s possible that AstraZeneca has preemptively saved my life by inoculating me against the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. I’m just not sure I can trust them, or that possibility.