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Climate emergency not slowed by COVID-19 pandemic and planet's 'vital signs' worsening, scientists say

Chances are in the past 18 months you've heard someone exclaim that air travel is at an all-time low, and how good that must be for the climate. But scientists have confirmed that despite many industries and human activities slowing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Earth's "vital signs" have actually worsened over the past two years.

July 28, 2021