The biggest takeaway, from an ecological standpoint, are that the world did achieve all of the pros listed above. Through a forced experiment, we have demonstrated that it is possible to change the environment and quickly assist in its recovery. The trick now is to find a way to maintain this while not entirely changing people’s chosen lifestyles. Like stated before, many of us may have enjoyed the peaceful solace of COVID. Now is a great time to take those lifestyle changes, make them work for you, and commit to them for a greener future.
Note: These are not the findings of the Hamilton County SWCD, but instead a compilation of different fact sources.