Current and future global climate impacts resulting from COVID-19

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 06 August 2020; doi:10.1038/s41558-020-0883-0

Reduced GHG and air pollutant emissions during the COVID-19 lockdowns resulted in declines in NOx emissions of up to 30%, causing short-term cooling, while ~20% SO2 emissions decline countered this for overall minimal temperature effect.