Less gun violence and smog: What the Covid-19 pandemic reveals about us
Have you noticed anything unusual in the news lately? Or more accurately, noticed anything missing? Yes, it's been a long time since the last U.S. mass shooting. That was the February 26 Milwaukee brewery shooting, in which six people sadly lost their lives. To my European, Asian and African readers, this may sound like a dramatic bit of news that occurred not that long ago. Americans know a different story. cleanest air ever. This won't make a serious dent in climate change, experts say, but short-term the lack of pollution helps everyone. Those suffering from asthma and are therefore more prone to contract COVID-19 will particularly benefit. These are things to think about while you are masking up and socially distancing. PHOTO: "Remnants of the makeshift memorial erected after the August 3, 2019 mass shooting at the Cielo Vista Walmart. Note that this image was taken after the memorial was moved, and therefore may not reflect additions or subtractions made during its relocation." For more information visit Gunviolence.org.