Dr. Ram Fishman research's is concerned with the broad issues of Sustainable Development, with particular emphasis on water scarcity and climate change in developing countries, global food security, and sustainable agriculture. His research has a strong empirical field component, and is taking place in multiple locations in Africa and South Asia. https://english.tau.ac.il/profile/ramf In his lecture, Dr. Fishman's topics will include: Can the corona crisis help the environment and stop climate change? Is economic recession good for the environment? How does this crisis affect the relationship between politicians, scientists and economists?