Coronavirus: Air pollution and CO2 fall rapidly as virus spreads


In this Science & Environment article from, researchers in New York told the BBC their early results showed carbon monoxide mainly from cars had been reduced by nearly 50% compared with last year. With global economic activity ramping down as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it is hardly surprising that emissions of a variety of gases related to energy and transport would be reduced.

Article by Matt McGrath published March 19, 2020.

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