Reductions in air pollution levels during COVID-19 lockdown lesser than expected: Study

Reductions in air pollution levels during COVID-19 lockdown lesser than expected: Study

A new study reveals that the COVID-19 induced lockdown did bring the air pollution levels down, however, not as significantly as earlier predicted. The authors of the study further evaluated changes in ambient NO2, O3, and fine particle (PM2.5) concentrations arising from lockdown emission changes in 11 global cities. These include Beijing, Wuhan, Milan, Rome, Madrid, London, Paris, Berlin, New York, Los Angeles, and Delhi.

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