"Build back better? It’s a catchy slogan, but it’s an empty one unless we are much more specific about what it means.
We live in an unsafe world. The Covid pandemic is bad enough, but a far greater escalating danger comes from the overheated planet and intensifying climate change impacts that threaten to disrupt the economies, livelihoods, and communities of all nations. How about we try and build back safer?
While most people are understandably preoccupied by the continuing pandemic and the alarming increases in infections across many regions of the world, the geophysical data being registered and reported by climate scientists continue to show an inexorable trend towards eventual disaster."