Lockdown slashed air pollution. Can we sustain the gains?

Pollution, Air, atmosphere, temperature, climate change
Experts opine that there can be sustainable unlocking and greening of economic revival to sustain the unexpected gains of the lockdown to whatever extent possible | Image - Eunice Dhivya
Looking back, the otherwise back-breaking lockdown due to COVID-19 that led to widespread chaos and suffering had one big upside. There was significant fall in air pollution across major cities in India, thanks to near-zero transport and industrial emissions. Considering that air pollution is the fifth major killer in India, that was an extraordinary outcome.
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