While the coronavirus pandemic and climate change are inherently different issues, they share two important characteristics: both are global crises that threaten the lives of millions of people. Yet only one crisis has inspired widespread, drastic action from countries across the globe. The climate crisis is also a global health emergency. Climate crisis is not a virus. And for many people not on the front lines, climate crisis feels like a future problem.
By Helen Regan. CNN. March 18, 2020.