Tracereporters –The current outbreak of Corona-virus pandemic across the world ,has lead to serious reduction of Carbon emission in the atmosphere, which equally caused a serious decline in issues related to climate change, desertification, deforestation and all forms of environmental degradation that is facing communities.
Stressing that Air quality is improving day by day in states under coronavirus quarantine in Nigeria,
World-wide More and more Factories and companies are shuttering day-by-day , and with mandates for people to stay inside home ,and this is becoming the new norm, people aren’t driving or flying.
Merely all the Entire countries and cities are in lockdown. Borders are closing. Companies are struggling to stay in business and families are simply struggling to stay afloat,while corona is causing more victims”
He said most of the abbatoirs that usually pollute and roast animals with expired tyres are also closed down due to Corona-virus which is saving the environment against bad air.
Adding that the Lockdown has crippled the activities of Tanker-drivers , commercial vehicles which include Taxi, Tricycle and Okada riders.
According to him, “there is a serious reduction of CO2 in the atmosphere due to lock down by federal and state government of Nigeria.
The United Nations continues to ramp up its fight against the coronavirus, which has killed nearly 9,000 people and infected roughly 210,000 across the universe , as it also crippled-down the health ,education, economic and environmental sectors of every country.
Nitrogen dioxide (NO₂) emissions, a major air pollutant, are closely linked to factory output and vehicles operating on the road and its really very harmful to both human and the environment.
The director says Coronavirus quarantines has lead to massive drop in air pollution and also reduce environmental challenges
Researched revealed that every year millions of people dies as a result to Air pollution which include burning of firewood,consuming smoke from trashed dump centre located in local communities.
He note that ,The World Health Organization estimates 4.6 million people die each year from causes directly attributable to air pollution.
Many of these mortalities are attributable to indoor air pollution. Worldwide more deaths per year are linked to air pollution than to automobile accidents.