COVID-19 failures show need to prep for climate threats

WNM | May 24, 2020 at 7:31 AM

From collapsing supply chains to power grabs by populist leaders, the coronavirus pandemic has revealed how a crisis can swiftly ramp up wider security risks – a clear warning as climate change looms large, security experts warned.

China smog (Ralf Leineweber/Unsplash)

China sees post-lockdown rise in air pollution

WNM | May 18, 2020 at 7:52 AM

China’s levels of some air pollutants have risen back to above last year’s levels after dropping when the government imposed strict lockdown measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study.

Global push urged for COVID-19 vaccine could help climate too

WNM | May 17, 2020 at 9:53 AM

As trillions of dollars in stimulus spending begin pouring into national economies flattened by the coronavirus crisis – and as people rethink old habits – the world faces a rare opportunity to swiftly ramp up climate action.