The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the environment in a number of ways.
Positive effects include:
Negative effects include:
Although there have been some positive effects, they are not large enough to have long lasting effects. The fight for economical sustainability is still very much needed, here are some resources for the current environmental initiatives in the time of COVID-19.
1. Manuel A. Zambrano-Monserrate, María Alejandra Ruano, Luis Sanchez-Alcalde,Indirect effects of COVID-19 on the environment, Science of The Total Environment, Volume 728, 2020, 138813, ISSN 0048-9697, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138813. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969720323305)