The human tragedy of the coronavirus is immense. Thousands have died, hundreds of thousands have been infected globally, and millions more have been affected. Whilst infectious disease has always been a part of the human experience, the expansion of industrial civilization has inexorably amplified the risk of new diseases. Uncontrolled industrial expansion also dangerously heats the planet and drives the collapse of ecosystems worldwide. Experts like Professor Jem Bendell and philosopher … [Read more...]
Matt Mellen is the founder of Ecohustler online magazine (https://ecohustler.com). He has worked on flagship programs led by Nobel Prize winner Wangari Maathai and HRH Prince Charles, and he is a Global Change Ambassador for Round Table Global and an associate adviser to 38 Degrees.