The Bright Side of Covid-19

The reduction in industrial activity around the globe due to the covid-19 virus is doing wonders for the atmosphere.  The following image is from Visual Capitalist.

 

The latest satellite images over China show the atmosphere over Beijing starting to degrade once again as restrictions are slowly lifted.

The data from the last few months and the months to come are the clearest proof imaginable that climate change is being driven by man-made emissions.  (I feel daft even having to say that, but I am aware of too many deniers out there who choose not to face facts.)  The key to the recovery post-virus will be to ensure that this data is at the core of decision-making from this time forward.

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