India’s CO2 emissions fall for first time in four decades amid coronavirus

Migrant workers and pilgrims, who were stranded in the western state of Rajasthan due to a lockdown imposed by the government to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), gesture from inside a train upon their arrival in their home state of eastern West Bengal, at a railway station on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, May 5, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri - RC27IG9107UV

Lockdown in India has improved air quality for all of its 1 billion strong citizens. Image: REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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