By Eric Schiller, Ottawa Citizen Letter to the Editor, March 27, 2020
(...)Coronavirus lessons for climate change
The global COVID-19 crisis is upon us. But there is an even bigger crisis coming: a global environmental breakdown. The same warning applies. We need to act early to avoid (or at least mitigate) the coming disaster.
The global response to the novel coronavirus epidemic shows that we can change global lifestyles dramatically and quickly. Those who resist the environmental changes that are needed often say these would be too disruptive and costly. But the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us that when needed, money can be quickly forthcoming.