CORONAVIRUS /CLIMATE CHANGE – Coronavirus causes ‘record fall’ in fossil-fuel emissions in 2020 (Carbon Brief, WEF)

  • Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel and industry are expected to drop by 7% in 2020, due to COVID-19 lockdowns.
  • It’s the biggest relative drop in emissions since the Second World War.
  • However, a drop in emissions in a single year will not slow the pace of global warming, researchers say.