This post was originally published on Legal Planet. Reprinted with permission.
The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has driven home some lessons about governance. Those lessons have broader application — for instance, to climate governance. We can't afford for the federal government to flunk Crisis Management 101 again.
Here are five key lessons:
I know none of this seems like rocket science. It's pretty easy stuff to understand. It's not always quite so easy to implement it. We've all recently gotten a crash course in what happens when you get it wrong.