Millions of Americans have been working from home since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. This, at least in terms of automobile emissions, has prevented the release of millions of tons of carbon dioxide, the most prevalent greenhouse gas to cause global warming. Experts say that a return to regular commuting for workers currently working from home could increase carbon emissions, at least in the short term. The primary reason for this is that 29% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions come from transportation, more than any sector of the economy.
By Ben Adler. YahooNews. March 20, 2022.
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