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This is how coronavirus lockdowns have changed energy demand

COVID-19 has caused a 3.8% drop in global energy demand. Image: Unsplash/Fré Sonneveld

Andrea Willige

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Reduction of electricity demand after implementing lockdown measures.
A drop in demand. Image: IEA, April 2020
Global energy-related CO2 emissions, 1900-2020
Annual change in global energy-related CO2 emissions. Image: IEA, April 2020
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