At a time of fear and anxiety, leading writers offer reassurance by looking at twenty ways the response to the coronavirus pandemic could make the world a better place.
The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is a once-in-a-century event, a tragedy and a source of deep anxiety. But in darkness there is light; in tackling the most impossible challenges, human ingenuity forges new and positive paths forward.
In his introduction, Professor Graham Davey argues that context and perspective are the best ways to alleviate the personal anxiety created by the pandemic and lockdown - context offered by the pieces in this collection.
From leading science, society and culture writers and editors comes an easy-to-read look at twenty ways the human response to coronavirus could help to make the world a better place.
Twenty reasons for each of us to find light in the darkness.
Tom Whipple, science editor of The Times
Lucy Mangan, columnist and author
Sarah Knapton, science editor of the Telegraph
Lindsay Dodgson, senior staff writer at Business Insider
Alex Hern, technology editor of the Guardian