Recent studies have shown that the COVID-19 pandemic may reduce the global energy demand in the future. Experts have said that the transportation industry was hit hardest by the pandemic, and may not never fully recover, which means less fuel needed. While the reduction in demand is good for society, it only draws out an already devastating problem. In order to reverse the climate crisis, we need to be looking into more renewable, sustainable technologies that will help combat global warming.
- COVID is said to make way for reduced CO2 emissions with 2019 being the highest point.
- 2029 will be the new year for when the carbon emissions limit is reached.
- This new report shows us that we need to use technology to fix our climate before it’s too late.
“In turn, the energy intensive process of iron and steel production will be hit by a reduced demand for office space.”
Read more: https://www.environmentalleader.com/2020/07/researchers-say-covid-19-dampens-long-term-energy-demand/?amp=1