Traffic in Caracciolo street in Naples. Italian government has stopped a nationwide lockdown that was due to the spread of the coronavirus disease, allowing the reopening of all activities and the mobility of citizens.
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Worldwide coronavirus lockdowns plummeted carbon emissions this spring, as people stayed inside their homes, factories shut down, airlines grounded their planes and traffic subsided on major highways.
But emissions are now surging back to pre-pandemic levels as states and countries reopen, a rebound scientists have warned about since the start of the lockdown and a grim reminder that the