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Coronavirus, air pollution and climate change

Coronavirus, air pollution and climate change

Josh Archote, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2020

Due to sharp reductions in air and car travel and industrial activity, the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a decline in the burning of fossil fuels and carbon emissions, leading to a significant decrease in air pollution around the globe. With 3.4 million infections and over 200,000 deaths, the pand...

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