Chinese scientists report that reduced human activity during Covid-19 restrictions contributed to “a brighter, earlier, and greener 2020 spring season”. Photo: Xinhua Chinese scientists report that reduced human activity during Covid-19 restrictions contributed to “a brighter, earlier, and greener 2020 spring season”. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese scientists report that reduced human activity during Covid-19 restrictions contributed to “a brighter, earlier, and greener 2020 spring season”. Photo: Xinhua
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Covid-19 curbs brought ‘brighter, earlier, greener spring’ to China

  • Scientists, while acknowledging the devastation wrought by the pandemic, say lockdowns brought clearer skies and improved vegetation growth
  • UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change co-chair says temporary cuts in greenhouse gas emissions are not enough to change the course of climate change

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Chinese scientists report that reduced human activity during Covid-19 restrictions contributed to “a brighter, earlier, and greener 2020 spring season”. Photo: Xinhua Chinese scientists report that reduced human activity during Covid-19 restrictions contributed to “a brighter, earlier, and greener 2020 spring season”. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese scientists report that reduced human activity during Covid-19 restrictions contributed to “a brighter, earlier, and greener 2020 spring season”. Photo: Xinhua
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