Is home working as good for the planet as we think?

As a result of the coronavirus lockdown measures, travel, and therefore energy usage, has plummeted. Is it simple to assume that our new home working habits are therefore better for the planet?
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Coronavirus holds key lessons on how to fight climate change

The most lasting lesson may be what the coronavirus teaches us about the urgency of taking swift action.


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Our expertise is science and environmental health reporting. But we also have deep experience in something suddenly everyone worldwide is coping with: Working from home, often alone, sometimes with kids running loose.

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