Former UN Env. Director approvingly cites activist’s message: ‘If we can shut the world down to stop a virus, that also means it is possible to do the same for climate change’


By: - Climate DepotMarch 17, 2020 4:04 PM

Former UN environmental director Svein T veitdal supported the comments by a climate activist claiming that if we can “shut the world down” to battle coronavirus, “it means it is possible to do the same for climate change.”

Svein T veitdal, a former United Nations adviser to the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and a UNEP division director, tweeted climate activist Jamie Margolin’s video where she silently declared: “If we can shut the world down to stop a virus, that also means it is possible to do the same for climate change.
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