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Covid-19: Do we want to do this again?

The bottom line to confronting an era of chronic emergencies sparked by global environmental damage: We must get it right this time.

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The current suspension of environmental pollution appears to be an ecological reset for many urban regions. It is estimated that daily global emissions have dropped by as much as 17 per cent since the pandemic lockdowns.

AT THE start of the year, the relentless bushfires raging in Australia was viewed as an "apocalyptic" event that shocked the world. To many across the globe, the climate crisis Down Under was a warning of a looming disaster with wide-ranging effects that could disrupt and threaten their lives if...

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