Akshat Rathi“We may have made a mistake to think about climate risk as a narrow type of risk, rather than pandemics and an overall framework for existential risk supervision. We’re paying the price for that right now because everyone is scrambling.”
Test to be validated this week, then made available to healthcare workers and general public.
Akshat RathiThis could be huge. Within days, the UK is readying roll out millions of tests that can tell whether you have had the virus (by checking for antibodies). Will be delivered by Amazon or available for "minimal" cost from pharmacies.
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Akshat RathiRecapturing attention on climate action won't be easy. @nickb2211 has two suggestions: Covid-19 shows global policy co-ordination is crucial and that short-term emissions goals (like 2030) than 2050 should be prioritized.
Akshat RathiI've been unusually anxious for the past few days, and I'm not alone.
I spoke to a handful of psychotherapists to understand how we can try to be mentally resilient in face of crises. We all need to put these tips in practice. Please read and share!
Finding means that isolating people once they start to feel ill will be far less effective than hoped
Akshat RathiI know we've had enough reason to worry about Covid-19. And, yet, we continue to learn more. This is probably the worst of it.
Between 45% and 87% of infections in Singapore and Tianjin seem to have started from people with no symptoms ie still incubating
Akshat RathiExclusive: Bill Gates-led $1 billion fund is investing in @C16bio, which makes synthetic palm oil.
C16 is one of a growing no. of startups trying to tackle the palm oil problem, which is a source of perhaps 500 million metric tons of emissions each year.
Akshat RathiA pandemic's impact goes far beyond the lives it claims. The unreasonable fear it creates has a much higher social and economic cost.
@CassSunstein explains how "probability neglect" is causing havoc around the world right now.
Akshat RathiExperts I spoke to agreed that the most effective use of money right now is toward putting climate-friendly politicians in power this year. And it would probably cost a lot less than $10 billion.