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10.3%: That’s how much global greenhouse gas emissions fell in 2020 as a result of global shutdowns to combat the spread of Covid-19, according to an analysis by independent research company Rhodium Group, per Future Human . That’s the single biggest drop in greenhouse gas emissions in the post-World War II period, bringing emissions below 1990 levels for the first time. That sounds like good news, but it’s bound to be fleeting as vaccines roll out and economic activity revs up again. 2020 SAW A HISTORIC DROP IN EMISSIONS, BUT IT CAN’T LAST. PRELIMINARY RESEARCH SHOWS THAT EMISSIONS DROPPED BY MORE THAN 10%. It’s unfortunate th t it’s taken a global pandemic to pu... Full story

21 January