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 Impacts on air traffic – Air pollution reductions due to lockdowns – Impacts and recovery policies in Asia Pacific, 17 to 23 August 2020

Four key trends forecast | Impacts on air traffic | Air pollution reductions due to lockdowns |Impacts and recovery policies in Asia Pacific ­­

 

Four key trends forecast: less supply from China, less people travelling to cities, digitization, green recovery, by Barclays: https://www.investmentbank.barclays.com/content/dam/barclaysmicrosites/ibpublic/documents/our-insights/The-post-COVID-economy/post_covid_economy.pdf

Impacts on air traffic, revenue loss until end of July ~200 billion $: https://www.icao.int/sustainability/Documents/COVID-19/ICAO_Coronavirus_Econ_Impact.pdf

Impacts and recovery policies in Asia Pacific, by UNESCAP: https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/PBx114_Can%20this%20time%20be%20different_Challenges%20and%20opportunities%20for%20Asia-Pacific%20economies%20in%20the%20aftermath%20of%20COVID-19.pdf

Impacts of the pandemic on costs of international trade, by WTO: https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/covid19_e/trade_costs_report_e.pdf , more specifically on African trade, by ODI: https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/resource-documents/africa_trade-covid-19_web_1.pdf , Asian supply chain development, by Baker McKenzie: https://www.bakermckenzie.com/-/media/files/insight/publications/2020/08/supply-chains-reimagined_14-aug.pdf

Air pollution reductions due to lockdowns: https://www.pnas.org/content/pnas/117/32/18984.full.pdf

Disappointing recovery policies in Asia with respect to environmental benefits, by ING: https://think.ing.com/uploads/pdf-replacements/Asias_green_response_100820_A.pdf

Beautiful graphs on infection rates, emergency and recovery policies: https://www.kpmg.us/content/dam/global/pdfs/2020/economic-outlook-riding-the-covid-coaster.pdf

Greenhouse gas reduction potential of home office in Germany would reach 3.2-5.4 million t CO2 if 25-40% would permanently work from home two days per week: https://www.greenpeace.de/sites/www.greenpeace.de/files/2020-08-19_gpd_homeofficestudy_english.pdf