'Extreme' effect: Global emissions plummet 17 per cent during lockdown

James S Murray
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First peer-reviewed study predicts global emissions could fall seven per cent this year, but warns such savings are required every year for decades to come to meet climate goals

The global lockdown that was in place for much of April led to a 17 per cent fall in daily carbon emissions, according to the first peer-reviewed study on the impact of the coronavirus crisis on emissions...

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