Coronavirus could trigger 'largest ever annual fall in CO2' in 2020, study suggests

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Photo of empty M4 motorway in Wales taken at the end of March 2020 | Credit: Seth Whales
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Photo of empty M4 motorway in Wales taken at the end of March 2020 | Credit: Seth Whales

But tentative analysis from Carbon Brief points out likely reduction in CO2 this year would still be far off goals of the Paris Agreement

The global economic slowdown triggered by the escalating coronavirus crisis is on course to deliver the steepest annual fall in CO2 in history, with a larger reduction in emissions expected in 2020 than...

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