What is the environmental impact of COVID-19?

28 May 2020, Our Green Tomorrow

Anders Wijkman, Chair of the Climate-KIC, and Honorary President of the Club of Rome.

Ria Sen, Disaster Risk Reduction expert at UN World Food Programme.

Martha McPherson, UCL Head of Green Economy and Sustainable Growth at the IIPP.

The consensus is that COVID-19 is a biodiversity crisis which has provided the opportunity to consider healthcare preparedness as a present issue. Health, ecological concerns, and sustainability are interconnected issues which require a holistic approach. Using technology for social good, and rethinking business and the incentives in the economy are essential for a green recovery.

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