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COVID-19 linked to biggest drop in US greenhouse gas emissions since WWII, report finds

one of its climate targets. But experts say unless "meaningful structural changes" are made, emissions will likely rise again.The COVID-19 pandemic caused the country’s greenhouse gas emissions to drop by 10.3% last year, according to preliminary economic and energy data by the Rhodium Group, a data analytics firm.The report said 2020 outpaced the Great Recession of 2009, when emissions dipped 6.3%, and it was the single largest drop in annual emissions in the post-World War II era.The deadly coronavirus pandemic decimated the U.S.

economy, with record unemployment not seen since the Great Depression as many businesses shut down to limit the spread of the virus.

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