A climate crisis could be several factors worse than what we are currently facing. Surely, it's worth using the momentum afterwards to tackle climate change? It's been pretty terrifying as the world scrambles to deal with covid-19, and that just shows what happens when you don't prepare for things properly despite warning signs. If we don't do enough about climate change the situation could be so much worse.
Obviously, there's no silver lining to the current situation, but the drop in pollution has been noticeable across London and people may be appreciating a simpler lifestyle. So many jobs now actually can be done remotely, it makes no sense to travel into work 5 days a week.
After the 1918 pandemic there was a drive to increase health and improve fitness that lasted for years. It feels like there could be a real moment to shift our lifestyle once this passes, but if governments aren't proactive things will bounce back to where they were before.