Covid-19 has given us the chance to build a low-carbon future | Christiana Figueres

Lockdown won’t save the world from warming, but the pandemic is an opportunity to pursue a green economic recoveryChristiana Figueres was head of the UN climate change convention that achieved the Paris agreement in 2015The air is clean and fresh, fish have reappeared in urban waterways, birds are frequenting uncut gardens, wild mammals are meandering through cities and greenhouse gas emissions will likely drop by an unprecedented 8% this year. Nature has clearly benefited from several months of dramatically reduced economic activity. From a climate crisis perspective, this drop in emissions is astonishingly close to the 7.6% yearly reduction in… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/01/covid-low-carbon-future-lockdown-pandemic-green-economy