Will the Earth ‘Remember’ the Coronavirus Pandemic?

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Tree rings, ice cores and sediment deposits could record changes in pollution during the global shutdown. Kim Cobb, a paleoclimatologist at the Georgia Institute of Technology, thinks the growing mountain of plastic personal protective equipment, or PPE, that is being discarded could show up in sediment layers in waterways.

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