Comment: ‘Covid provided a whole new excuse to long-finger the effort required to tackle climate change’
Covid provided a whole new excuse to long-finger the effort required to tackle climate change with real purpose or determination, writes Susan O’Keeffe
When Covid-19 first arrived, our sole purpose was to stay alive and help to keep others alive too. That very real fear of being ill or dying pervaded all our actions and decisions. And was sufficient to make lock-down succeed – here – and in many countries across the world.
Since that genuine fear has dispersed, we have time to assess the wider effects of what has been the most cataclysmic global event since the ...