These satellite photos show how COVID-19 lockdowns have impacted global emissions

Lockdowns have left many usually crowded streets deserted. Image: REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Iman Ghosh

Author, Visual Capitalist


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A dramatic decline. Image: Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air
With factories empty, less emissions are produced. Image: NASA Earth Observatory
With China slowly returning to work, this reduced consumption could rebound. Image: CREA/WIND/Graphic: Jason Kwok, CNN
Li Shuo, Senior climate policy advisor, Greenpeace East Asia

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