COVID-19 : clinching the climate opportunity

Stoll, Christian and Mehling, Michael (2020) COVID-19 : clinching the climate opportunity. One Earth, 1 (3). pp. 400-404. ISSN 2590-3322 (

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The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has triggered the largest drop in greenhouse gas emissions since World War II. Evolving mobility patterns, in particular, have shown the short-term mitigation potential of behavioral change. Sustaining such changes could abate 15% of all transportation emissions with limited net impacts on societal well-being.