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conventional weapons may – in the absence of determined diplomacy and effective global and regional security architecture – itself be no guarantor of greater security, it does not involve risk on the existential planet-destroying scale that is inherent in reliance on nuclear weapons. Reducing the role of nuclear weapons
in addressing climate risk must consider the entire project life cycle. Climate change is increasing the gap between rich and poor. The ratio between the incomes of the richest and the poorest 10% of the global population is 25% larger than it would be in a world without global warming.
the context of COVID-19” (Arslan et al., 2020: p. 1). Therefore, existential ap-proaches have re-emerged and been proposed as critical protective factors and coping strategies to deal with the current global mental health crisis, and as an opportunity for growth Joseph et al., 2020( . Castiglioni and Gaj (2020)) , for ex-
The prevention and treatment of trauma-related illnesses such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have been of increasing concern to health practitioners and policy makers in the United States (Tedstone & Tarrier, 2003). From servicemen and women returning from combat positions overseas to the ever-present threats of global terror, our
aggravating inequalities, loneliness and neglect, but also increasing existential fears, anxieties and distress, with serious negative impact on mental health and well-being. Population groups who are at risk of COVID-19, such as people suffering from co-morbidities and the elderly,