‘People will make a sacrifice for the common good’: How the fight against COVID-19 could extend to climate

Article Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/what-on-earth-newsletter-covid-climate-action-1.5519466

Discussion posted by: Arye ben-Shaoul

In recent years, there has been significant momentum in the private sector to confront climate change. But the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak presents a significant challenge. Andre Mayer spoke to Tom Rand, the Toronto-based author of the new book The Case for Climate Capitalism: Economic Solutions for a Planet in Crisis, about environmental action at a time when the world is preoccupied with a more immediate threat.