Then and now: Pandemic clears the airon June 1, 2021 at 12:25 am

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Air pollution is one of the most damaging forms of environmental damage, yet the global Covid-19 pandemic showed us how quickly we could clear the air.

In our monthly feature, Then and Now, we reveal some of the ways that planet Earth has been changing against the backdrop of a warming world. Air pollution has long been one of the biggest killers, claiming an estimated seven million victims annually. However, the Covid-19 global pandemic showed how quality we could clear the air once we cut the number of journeys we made…

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