COVID-19 Lockdowns Will Have Negligible Effect on Climate Change
COVID-19 Lockdowns Will Have Negligible Effect on Climate Change
A new study finds reductions in greenhouse gases are insufficient to substantially slow warming, and the authors argue that to continue the benefits of reduced emissions, policymakers will need to adopt green economic recovery strategies.
COVID-19 Lockdowns Will Have Negligible Effect on Climate Change
COVID-19 Lockdowns Will Have Negligible Effect on Climate Change

A new study finds reductions in greenhouse gases are insufficient to substantially slow warming, and the authors argue that to continue the benefits of reduced emissions, policymakers will need to adopt green economic recovery strategies.

A new study finds reductions in greenhouse gases are insufficient to substantially slow warming, and the authors argue that to continue the benefits of reduced emissions, policymakers will need to adopt green economic recovery strategies.

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How Social Isolation Affects the Brain
How Social Isolation Affects the Brain
Catherine Offord | Jul 13, 2020
Absence of human contact is associated with declines in cognitive function. But as the COVID-19 pandemic brings concerns about the potential harms of isolation to the fore, researchers are still hunting for concrete evidence of a causal role as well as possible mechanisms.
Counting the Lives Saved by Lockdowns—and Lost to Slow Action
Counting the Lives Saved by Lockdowns—and Lost to Slow Action
David Adam | Jul 6, 2020
Social distancing measures prevented millions of COVID-19–related deaths around the world, according to a handful of studies, but it’s hard to quantify the effects with certainty.