How we – and the natural world – have been changed by the pandemic.
A year ago, there was a lot of talk about the future of the environment:
Later there was the promise of extra cash for pop-up cycle lanes:
There was research into how much we really managed to reduce emissions and air pollution:
And into what has been happening to other pollution:
As well as a look at bigger concerns around our relationship with nature:
Tonight’s ‘Costing the Earth’ on Radio 4 looks at these issues one year on:
How has one year of lockdown changed our environment in the UK and around the world? Tom Heap is joined by air quality expert, Ally Lewis, psychologist Lorraine Whitmarsh and the BBC’s South Korea correspondent, Laura Bicker to find out how we- and the natural world- have been changed by the pandemic.
With a little more here: