A year in the making

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 03 March 2021; doi:10.1038/s41558-021-01010-z

About 12 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, its immediate and lasting impacts on the climate system and fossil fuel economy are now better understood. These insights will be fundamental to the global recovery — and ideally the green transitions that accompany it — but the implementation will be hard-won.