COVID-19: clinching the climate opportunity

Christian Stoll, Michael Mehling

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The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has triggered the largest drop in greenhouse gas emissions since World War II. Evolving mobility patterns, in particular, have shown the short-term mitigation potential of behavioral change. Sustaining such changes could abate 15% of all transportation emissions with limited net impacts on societal well-being.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)400-404
Number of pages5
JournalOne Earth
Issue number3
Early online date22 Sept 2020
Publication statusPublished - 23 Oct 2020


  • Covid-19
  • climate change
  • transportation sector
  • work-from-home
  • behavior change


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