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Forest Trends Resilience Dispatch April 2020

by Portal Web Editor last modified Apr 14, 2020 10:33 PM
Contributors: Forest Trends
In this edition: What Does the COVID-19 Pandemic Mean for Climate? A Conversation with Manuel Pulgar-Vidal; A New Partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation; Earth Day preparations.

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We are entering our fourth week of social distancing and remote work here in Washington DC. As we try to make sense of a strange new normal, and begin thinking about the long process of recovery in the coming months and years, I keep returning to the idea of resilience.

The coronavirus pandemic has shown us the fragility of many of our systems. An interview in this week's dispatch with Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, one of the architects of the Paris Climate Agreement, looks at building stronger, more resilient systems as we move ahead on national recovery packages and international climate negotiations. I felt re-energized after my conversation with Manuel, and I think you will too.


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