7 Ways the Coronavirus Is Affecting the Environment

Interesting Engineering | Mar 26, 2020 at 8:25 PM
  • COVID-19 is causing global trade to be disrupted, flights are being canceled, and many people are now working or staying at home.
  • Not only is this improving air quality in the regions affected, but it is reducing the number of airborne pollutants like carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, and nitrous oxides.
  • This could enable those affected countries to meet their 2015 Paris Climate Accord targets involuntarily.