Lockdown makes dent on Paris air pollution

A man cycling past Paris' Galeries Lafayette department store yesterday. – EPA pic, March 24, 2020.

FRANCE’S stay-at-home order to combat the coronavirus outbreak has reduced air pollutions levels in Paris by 20% to 30%, according to a report from the region’s air quality monitoring agency.

The lockdown has taken countless cars and delivery trucks off the roads since coming into effect on March 17, and massively reduced the number of flights at the two airports serving the capital.

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  • I believe it's not only in Paris, it's all over the whole where there is lockdown or Movement Control Orders. Mother nature detox time

    Posted 6 days ago by Michael Chong