Climate crisis bigger threat than pandemic

A photograph of ANU Vice-Chancellor Prof Brian Schmidt giving a speech at The National Press Club.
23 January 2021

Nobel Prize winner Brian Schmidt says the climate crisis is bigger than the COVID-19 pandemic and needs the same level of scientific know-how brought to it.

Professor Schmidt, who is vice chancellor of the Australian National University, told a climate adaptation summit event hosted by the Netherlands the pandemic had shown how brittle the world is.

Nobel Prize winner Brian Schmidt says the climate crisis is bigger than the COVID-19 pandemic and needs the same level of scientific know-how brought to it.

Professor Schmidt, who is vice chancellor of the Australian National University, told a climate adaptation summit event hosted by the Netherlands the pandemic had shown how brittle the world is.

Read the full article on The Wellington Times website, featuring ANU Vice-Chanellor Prof Brian Schmidt