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EARTH DAY: April 22, 2020
COVID-19 and CLIMATE CHANGE: TWO SIDES OF THE SAME COIN
A 3-PART EARTH DAY
Tom Suchanek, Ph.D.
Yale Climate Connections
NOTE: Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic,
this presentation was conducted as a
VIRTUAL ON-LINE EVENT
To view all three Parts consectively,
Part 2 starts at 36 mins,
Part 3 starts at 1:09.
OR: If you would like to view each Part individually, you may click on each image below.
Part 1: [36 min] (COVID-19 and Climate Change: Two Sides of the Same Coin) identifies the striking similarities of the challenges we face between the two ongoing global crises of the COVID-19 virus pandemic and the ever increasing extremes and disasters associated with long term Climate Change and how we need to use similar approaches to develop solutions for each.
Part 2 [33 min] (Scientific and Technological Solutions to Climate Change) demonstrates our progress on current and emerging technologies that will be essential to our success in addressing the ongoing threats associated with worsening climate change impacts.
Part 3 [35 min] (Legislative and Market-based Solutions to Climate Change) provides insights into a wide variety of options available to us to move the political forces forward to contribute to solving the most challenging long-term global crisis we will continue to face over the next many decades and beyond.