How a pandemic created a cleaner planet

How a pandemic created a cleaner planet

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Since the coronavirus lockdown we’ve seen reports of clear waters in Venice, dramatically reduced air pollution in China and stunningly clear views of the Himalayas from 200 kilometres away – a tantalising snapshot of a low-carbon future.

Now scientists from across Europe and the US have teamed up to quantify the fall in emissions that created these scenarios, publishing their findings in the journal Nature Climate Change.


Published by Cosmos.

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