The Health Crisis of Climate Change
As we all take unprecedented measures to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, we can’t lose sight of an equally urgent public health crisis: climate change.
Climate change has serious consequences for our mental and physical health and, just like COVID, some already-disadvantaged populations are hit harder through no fault of their own. This was one of the most valuable lessons from the pandemic along with: we all can and must take action toward the common good, our health is tied to that of others, and governments can act swiftly in the face of crisis. These are all applicable to climate solutions.