Positive News: global CO2 emissions fall by almost 20% due to lockdown

As the world comes to a standstill because of the pandemic, reduced travel and movement of all kinds reduces pollution. For how long?

You can see a different color on the city's horizon. It's the true color of the air we should always breathe. The grey cloud of pollution has been diminishing as Covid 19 has forced all of us to stop moving.

But with nations already beginning to reopen certain parts of the economy, researchers say the annual decline in emissions would reach 4 per cent. This large drop in carbon emissions is due to the global lockdown, but as the world emerges from this terrible pandemic, will we return to polluting as before?

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