May 5, 2021

Who gets protected from Covid – and climate change?

“If this is the way rich countries conducted themselves in a global crisis — where they took care of their own needs first, took care of companies, did not recognize that this is an opportunity to reach out and demonstrate solidarity — then there’s no good track record for how they will conduct themselves in the face of other global crises, such as the climate crisis, where poorer countries will bear the highest burdens.” — Tasneem Essop, executive director, Climate Action Network

Read more about the pandemic’s climate lessons here.