Carbon dioxide sensors in two urban areas registered big drop in emissions during COVID-19 pandemic

Source: Science Daily

Carbon dioxide emissions in Los Angeles and the Washington DC/Baltimore regions fell roughly 33 percent in April of 2020 compared with previous years, as roads emptied and economic activity slowed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study. But while the emissions reductions are significant, the method that scientists used to measure them may have the greater long-term impact.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/06/210607161020.htm