COVID-19 has rapidly changed the world we live in, as governments rightly prioritize our safety and wellbeing and ask us all to stay home. One of the upshots, for those of us lucky enough to be well, is that we now have plenty of time to reflect. I’m sure I’m not the only one who has spent time in lockdown thinking about what the new, but hopefully temporary, world order means for the climate and environmental crisis.
I’ve been noticing, in particular, many analogies between the two crises. Here are three of the biggest: