Covid-19 is chance to lower carbon dioxide trajectory – SF Fed research

Carbon emission

The pandemic may provide an opportunity for policy-makers to change the growth trajectory of CO2 emissions, researchers from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco say.

A greater portion of people working from home, combined with sustainable economic recovery plans and incentives could help keep emissions at permanently lower levels, Galina Hale and Sylvain Leduc say.

Hale and Leduc examine evidence from previous recessions and recoveries and their impact on CO2 emissions. They then compare

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