We are in the middle of a global health crisis that will have severe lasting consequences for people around the world. What this pandemic has shown us in such a terrifying way is that we need to rebuild our economies, so they provide us with jobs and a society that is secure, resilient and safe. But how can we minimise the harmful effects on the fight against climate change?

Ironically, Covid-19 has infused a renewed confidence in science and an appreciation of how vulnerable our economies and societies are.