Coronavirus and climate change

A global coronavirus pandemic will have significant implications for climate change action, from potential temporary reductions in emissions to delays or cancellations of key negotiations and impacts on climate activism movements. What's ahead in 2020?

Next risk? Coronavirus pandemic underscores climate health threats Laurie Goering
Green stimulus: Pakistan sets virus-idled to work planting trees Rina Saeed Khan
As Milan eases lockdown, mayor says city is ready for green change Laurie Goering
Climate-smart cassava gets new use in Zambia: hand sanitiser Danstan Kaunda
Kenya floods uproot families, complicating coronavirus fight Wesley Langat
Climate-smart vegetables keep Kashmir fed in coronavirus crisis Athar Parvaiz
Health envoy warns of unrest risk in virus-slammed poor nations Laurie Goering
In parched southern Africa, coronavirus spurs action on water Kim Harrisberg and Lungelo Ndlovu
Environment ministers seek fair, green coronavirus recovery Megan Rowling
Lack of water leaves Brazil indigenous reserve exposed to virus Mauricio Angelo
Doubling up: Could coronavirus bailouts make economies greener? Laurie Goering
In Sierra Leone, Freetown's mayor is preparing for COVID-19 Laurie Goering
Virus-hit rich nations urged to keep climate-cash promises to poor Megan Rowling
Young climate activists vow to #FightEveryCrisis in online strike Megan Rowling
Boost for Kenya farmers as children lend a hand during coronavirus Wesley Langat
Coronavirus crisis risks cutting off clean power lifeline to poor Megan Rowling
Under the cover of lockdown, illegal logging surges in Tunisia Layli Foroudi
Global push for clean cooking under fire from virus slowdown Laurie Goering
Kashmir fells trees in effort to fight coronavirus panic Ashutosh Sharma
Climate activists to emerge stronger from virus crisis, says Greta Megan Rowling
As Amazon fire season looms, smoke and virus could be 'a disaster' Mauricio Angelo
Drought-hit Argentina faces water woes amid coronavirus pandemic Marcela Valente
Has India's 'airpocalypse' put poor more at risk from coronavirus? Annie Bannerji and Thin Lei Win
Can coronavirus spur new low-carbon habits? Laurie Goering
Coronavirus spotlights risks of swelling slums in Africa's cities Laurie Goering
Chile charts path to greener, fairer future after coronavirus John Bartlett
Zimbabwe reopens produce markets after farmer protests Farai Shawn Matiashe
Health experts call pandemic a window into future climate threats Laurie Goering
Virus-hit Asian nations brace for double disasters as storms loom Thin Lei Win
Brazil indigenous village banishes miners to cut coronavirus risk Mauricio Angelo
Pacific cyclone and coronavirus create 'perfect storm' of worry Laurie Goering
Kenya's water harvest push has a new payoff: battling coronavirus Kagondu Njagi
Climate stress and coronavirus gang up on world's vulnerable Thin Lei Win and Michael Taylor
Governments urged not to shirk climate action after summit delay Megan Rowling
Climate summit in Glasgow postponed to 2021 because of coronavirus Reuters
Deforestation risks rise as coronavirus hinders SE Asia protection Michael Taylor
As coronavirus limits climate protests, activists go online Laurie Goering
Coronavirus lockdowns make cities more walkable Rina Chandran
Our chance for a just recovery after coronavirus May Boeve
Power in a pandemic: Why energy access matters during coronavirus Damilola Ogunbiyi
What coronavirus can teach us about tackling climate change Laurie Goering
Greta Thunberg says virus shows world can 'act fast' on crises Laurie Goering
Coronavirus tops 'perfect storm' of climate challenges - prince Laurie Goering
Coronavirus sparks soul-search on travel-heavy climate diplomacy Megan Rowling
Bringing climate justice thinking to the COVID-19 pandemic Teresa Anderson & Niclas Hällström
Water shortage fears jump in Jordan amid coronavirus lockdown Ban Barkawi
Don't let coronavirus stall climate action, Paris architect says Reuters
Coronavirus prompts Thunberg to move Friday climate rallies online Reuters
Coronavirus creating solar industry 'crisis': US trade group Reuters
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