How Denmark’s industry cut emissions and boosted productivity

Birds fly over the waters of the Yamuna river near the Signature bridge, after air pollution level started to drop during a nationwide lockdown to slow the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on Earth Day in New Delhi, India, April 22, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis - RC2O9G9SOW20

A reduction in air pollution and carbon emissions is a small positive side-effect of lockdowns. Image: REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

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