Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic


From the zoonotic origin of the disease to its widespread impact in all sectors, the COVID-19 pandemic illustrates the systemic nature of risk, calling for a whole of society approach to mitigate and respond.

The agri-food systems in three Climate-Smart Villages in Southeast Asia only had to make minimal adjustments to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

This report discusses how COVID-19 remains a global disaster. Worse, it was a preventable disaster. That is why the recommendations of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response are urgent and vital. The world needs a new international

Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response
The COVID pandemic has brought home the importance of pooling society’s collective intelligence and finding new ways to share that combined knowledge.
Conversation Media Group, the
A giant wave called recession arrived with COVID-19. But those surges will be followed by a bigger, even less manageable one – a devastating tsunami called climate change.
Conversation Media Group, the
Supply chain disruptions leading to restricted access to products have happened before but how we learn from these & how practice changes is a matter of debate.
Conversation Media Group, the

Using a cost-benefit analysis, this paper assesses whether it is optimal for the United States to follow the lead of many European countries and introduce a nation-wide lockdown. Though COVID vaccines have been available since December 2020, the rate at

Economics of Disasters and Climate Change (Springer)