“The unprecedented restrictions on travel, work and industry due to the coronavirus is expected to cut billions of barrels of oil, trillions of cubic metres of gas and millions of tonnes of coal from the global energy system in 2020 alone,” reports the Guardian. Climate experts had expected emissions to rise in 2020, instead they are falling at a record pace. But it’s not all good news. “This decline is happening because of the economic meltdown in which thousands of people are losing their livelihoods, not as a result of the right government decisions in terms of climate policies.”

 

 

 

 

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