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The saying ‘a little goes a long way’ doesn’t really apply to climate change, so our piddly break from driving hasn’t really done much to move the needle.

A new study found that the roughly three months we were all inside at the beginning of the year only lowered the estimated rise in temperature by 2030 by 0.01 degrees.

That tiny blip on Earth’s future thermostat is thanks to a 17 percent drop in global emissions during the peak of the Coronavirus crisis. At least half of that drop was from transportation emission, according to an earlier study.

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