COVID-19 has created massive disruption around the world. Its health ramifications are enormous but only one part of the disease’s impact, as this informative compendium of analyses from a multinational group of researchers shows. The financial distress from economic shutdowns is staggering, but the lockdown did generate a positive externality: a large-scale reduction in fossil fuel consumption. Executives, business owners and policy experts will find this a comprehensive report on the overall effects of the pandemic.
About the Authors
Manfred Lenzen et al. are researchers at universities and state agencies in Australia, China, Ecuador, Indonesia, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.