As coronavirus infects more and more people globally, the question becomes why now? Why has the pandemic began now? Could it be that increasing levels of climate change and continued destruction of the environment are to blame?
No, destruction of the environment did not cause the coronavirus pandemicShow moreShow less
While COVID-19 is devastating, it is not caused by environmental destruction.
The pandemic stemmed from an illegal wildlife market in Wuhan.
While there are certainly huge problems with the wildlife market, this causing the coronavirus outbreak is not the same thing as it being caused due to environment destruction or climate change.
[P1] The coronavirus outbreak stems from a wildlife market.
[P2] This has nothing to do with the environment.