Atmospheric Integrated Research at University of California, Irvine

Davis quoted in Newsweek article on CO2 emissions

Tue, 03/24/2020

AirUCI faculty Steve Davis is quoted in a March 24th article in Newsweek Magazine on the effects of the response to the COVID virus on CO2 emissions worldwide.  "In recent years, we've emitted close to 500 tons of CO2 for every million dollars of global GDP, " says Steve. "If this ratio holds, a decline in world GDP can be expected to cause a proportional decrease in global CO2 emissions."   Read the article