Melissa McClements is a former journalist who used to write for the FT, Guardian and Independent among others. She now runs her own content writing business for environmental organisations and businesses. Called That Dot, it takes its name from a quote by US astronaut Carl Sagan, which describes Planet Earth in a photo taken from space and underlines its fragility.

We asked climate journalist Melissa McClements to take a look at the very real possibility of a post-Covid green recovery – how close we are to achieveing it, what obstacles we still need to overcome, and how there has never been a better opportunity to work towards a greener future.