The Coronavirus Helping With Pollution By Causing The Stay At Home Mandates

Coronavirus lockdowns have sent pollution plummeting. Environmentalists worry about what comes next.

Traffic-free roads, plane-free skies and widespread brick-and-mortar closings have made the planet a beneficiary of the coronavirus pandemic – but only in the short term. Li Shuo, senior climate and energy policy officer at Greenpeace in Beijing, said it’s not time to “pop the champagne corks” just yet.

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