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Christiana Figueres on tackling Covid-19, the climate crisis and inequality

Christiana Figueres, the former head of the UN climate secretariat, speaks to the FT's Vanessa Kortekaas about the need to tackle Covid-19 and the climate crisis simultaneously, why the pandemic is an opportunity to build low-carbon economies and how the 2020 US election will affect climate policy