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What Happens to a Planet Taking Experimental Drugs


llustration: Jonathan Djob Nkondo for Bloomberg Green

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As much of the world retreated into coronavirus quarantine earlier this year, optimists were overjoyed to see energy use plummet, and with it, pollution levels. Social media feeds were flooded with crystal-clear images of normally smog-obscured landmarks from the Himalayas to the Hollywood sign.