On April 22 we'll be celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day under conditions no one could have imagined in 1970. The global economy has experienced a massive slowdown due to the spread of the COVID-19. As a result industrial pollution — almost across the board — is down.
It shouldn't take a global pandemic to make the Earth a better place to live, but it shows us, in a way, what's possible.
A lot has changed since the first Earth Day in 1970. We know more about the damage we've done to our planet — and how we might fix it