Philip Alcabes

Professor of Urban Public Health, City University of New York

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Professor of Urban Public Health at City University of New York's Hunter College and the author of Dread: How Fear and Fantasy Have Fueled Epidemics from the Black Death to Avian Flu

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There’s been early denial and official inaction when it comes to both the coronavirus outbreak and climate change.  Can either crisis teach us about the other?

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