|The World Wildlife Fund says global infections like COVID are in part driven by deforestation caused by the destruction of natural habitats and global warming. So tackling climate change is absolutely central to stopping further pandemics.|
Sadiq Kahn’s green economic recovery plan can directly improve people’s lives. For instance, part of his £10 million investment will help insulate Londoner’s homes, reducing carbon emissions and energy bills. And his work cleaning up London’s air pollution is improving the lives of the most deprived residents, who invariably live in areas with the worst air quality.