The Pandemic is Bad News for Climate Change

Short term gains, long term pain.

Here’s the thing — the pandemic is creating amazing, positive gains for the climate. Emissions are down. Electricity consumption has fallen. Animals are returning to cities.

Reports that wildlife is returning to urban areas is, in some cases, overstated. Source: Unknown. I’d thank them if I could, but a co-worker shared this on a team chat.

Globally, people are taking actions to curb the spread of this virus, actions that will define the current generation in the way that the wars and depression…