March 22, 2020: Seeing Corona Through Climate-Colored Glasses with David Wallace-Wells

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All the things the climate story has taught us, or not, about corona, with special guest co-host David Wallace-Wells. David is deputy editor of New York magazine and the author of The Uninhabitable Earth.

Reading list:

Coronavirus Poses Threat to Climate Action, Says Watchdog, Jillian Ambrose in the Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/12/coronovirus-poses-threat-to-climate-action-says-watchdog

What Coronavirus Teaches Us About Climate Change, David Wallace-Wells in New York Magazine https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/02/what-coronavirus-teaches-us-about-climate-change.html

Climate Change Has Lessons for Fighting Corona Virus, by Somini Sengupta in The NY Times https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/12/climate/climate-change-coronavirus-lessons.html

We’re Getting a Clearer Picture of the Climate Future and It’s Not as Bad as it Once Looked, David Wallace-Wells, New York Magazine https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/12/climate-change-worst-case-scenario-now-looks-unrealistic.html

The Coming Avocado Politics: What Happens When the Ethno-Nationalist Right Gets Serious about the Climate Emergency, Nils Gilman in The Breakthrough https://thebreakthrough.org/journal/no-12-winter-2020/avocado-politics

White Supremacy Goes Green, by Beth Gardner in The NY Times https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/28/opinion/sunday/far-right-climate-change.html

Vigilantes in Greece Say ‘No More’ to Migrants, by Martina Stevis Gridneff in The NY Times https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/07/world/europe/greece-turkey-migrants.html

Coronavirus thread https://threader.app/thread/1220919589623803905 by Eric Feigl Ding

Good Grief, by Emily Atkin in Columbia Journalism Review https://www.cjr.org/special_report/good_grief.php

Are We Thinking About Climate Migration All Wrong? by Alexandra Tempus in Rolling Stone https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-features/climate-migration-predicted-number-climate-refugees-962251/amp/

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