COVID-19 pandemic offers ‘once-in-a-generation’ chance to reset climate change, says ANU’s Brian Schmidt

A photograph of ANU Vice-Chancellor Prof Brian Schmidt giving a speech.
22 January 2021

The head of a top Australian university has told a summit of world leaders the COVID-19 pandemic offers a “once-in-a-generation” chance to reset industry and the economy as we face an even bigger fight – climate change.

Professor Brian Schmidt says governments must harness the renewed trust science has gained for guiding people through the virus crisis in order to head off catastrophic global warming.

Professor Schmidt, vice-chancellor and president of the Australian National University, delivered a keynote speech at the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021 in the Netherlands.

Read the full article on the Courier Mail website, featuring ANU Vice Chancellor Prof Brian Schmidt.