For while COVID-19 and climate change are separate issues, both hit the most vulnerable and marginalized sections of society the hardest, consequently provoking the need for systemic and behavioural changes and calling for cohesive, collective, cross-border action.
Can the Covid-19 crisis offer a unique opportunity to redesign the economy, break away from insatiable consumption and un-sustainable GDP growth incurred at the cost of a basic, life-supporting, stable environment?
These laws generally lack any institutional mechanism, as these are internationally prescribed but supposed to be practiced domestically. Enforcement and adoption of these laws are result of consensus among participatory nations.
Climate Change is intensely political as a problem of stocks and flows. The global north while increasing their standard of living since the industrial revolution now expects the global south to ‘not pollute’, as their quality of life is gets affected due to climate change.
Zoonosis may be bacterial, viral, or parasitic, or may involve unconventional agents. As well as being a public health problem, many of the major zoonotic diseases prevent the efficient production of food of animal origin and create obstacles to international trade in animal products.
Vulnerabilities are not limited to immediate physical threats which impact an individual. The ones that manifest due to unsuccessful recovery from climatic crises are also
economic, social and political in nature.
The vision statement of our current Union Budget, as articulated by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, is a “Pollution-free India with Green Mother Earth and Blue Skies”
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