From China to Greta Thunberg, the coronavirus is held up as a climate wake-up call

In China, 17-year-old environmental activist Ou Hongyi staged a silent protest on the streets of Shanghai at the end of last month and brought along a new poster: “There is no vaccine for the climate crisis”.She took her cue from Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenage environmentalist, who earlier this year said the response to the Covid-19 pandemic showed how world authorities could act during emergencies. But now this needed to be repeated to tackle the economic and livelihood threats posed by…

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