Just as declarations of climate emergency rang out across the world, this COVID-19 pandemic has taken us all by storm. And what is clear from the news on our television screens is that the most vulnerable are again the worse affected.

We have a unique opportunity to tackle a double crisis. We need swift and deliberate action from national governments and the international community. However, it is imperative that we don’t just go back to business as usual. We need to make the promised economic stimulus work for the people and ensure that we are using government funds in a way which puts people and planet before polluters.