Giancarlo Elia Valori

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The problems of climate change - Part two

Commentary: Climate change, whose impact on human health and socio-economic development cannot be underestimated, is a global challenge that defies national borders and urgently requires close cooperation among all countries

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The problems of climate change - Part 1

Commentary: Global warming will affect the lives of everyone on the planet. Climate change is closely related to human society as the frequency, intensity and duration of extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, hurricanes and heat waves increase

A carnival float in Duesseldorf, Germany, displays figures depicting climate change, personification of the planet Earth and COVID-19. Photo: REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

Pandemic and climate change: two (probably interconnected) emergencies that require the search for new models of sustainable development

Commentary: The pandemic has had at least one positive side effect, namely the decrease in carbon emissions into the atmosphere. This may be an opportunity for a lasting "energy renaissance" that makes production models more consistent with the environment and, as a result, with public health