Magazine
Latest Issue

We must act now to create a more sustainable world

Our future must be greener and fairer for everyone

By Andy Burnham  

Progress in the face of adversity: even as coronavirus shut down Greater Manchester, work carried on in the fight against climate change © Andy Barton/Alamy Live News

The past year showed us how radical change can be possible when faced with a global crisis. Right across the world, we have been forced to adapt the way we live, work and travel, and rethink the way we protect livelihoods and communities at risk. But we also saw how the impact of such a crisis hit hardest amongst the most disadvantaged people in society.

The challenge of the coronavirus pandemic is inseparable from the challenge of the climate crisis. If the message wasn’t clear before, it must surely be now: we need urgent action to create a…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to letters@prospect-magazine.co.uk

More From Prospect