Study Finds That Remote Work Keeps Air Cleaner in Some Cities


Cities around the world currently enjoy improved air quality thanks to the persistence of remote work since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In spring 2020, the closures of schools, offices, retail shops, restaurants, bars and places of leisure resulted in significant drops in nitrogen oxide. This chemical plays a strong role in air pollution, including smog and acid rain.

Even when communities lifted the stringent COVID-19 restrictions and restaurants, bars and gyms reopened, nitrogen oxide levels remained

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