Can We Use This Crisis To Avert The Next One?

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When speaking of the possibility of averting the worst consequences of climate change, most experts say that it will take a crisis in order for us to change our ways. It remains to be seen whether or not the coronavirus crisis will serve this purpose. While it is indeed a crisis, and it offered a few months of lessened dependence upon fossil fuels as everyone stayed home and out of their cars, whether or not it…