Climate explained: will the COVID-19 lockdown slow the effects of climate change?

Simon Kingham, School of Earth and Environment Do you think the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown will slow or possibly reverse the effects of climate change (due to decreased air travel, cars, fossil fuels being emitted)? The COVID-19 lockdown has affected the environment in a number of ways. The first is a reduction in air travel and associated emissions. Globally, air travel accounts...

‘Shovel-ready’ projects ignore important aspects of community resilience

Research shows communities become more resilient to future crises when people have access to basic services such as supermarkets, hospitals and schools.