Listen to Dr. Adil Najam on CERP Podcasts as he talks about the lessons learned from the environmental impact of the pandemic, including the improvement in climate indicators as a result of recent lockdowns. And how these narratives might further develop negatively or positively.

Dr Adil Najam is the inaugural Dean, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies; and Professor of International Relations and Earth & Environment, Boston University. Earlier, Prof. Adil Najam served as Vice Chancellor of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). His research focuses on issues of global public policy, especially those related to global climate change, South Asia, Muslim countries, environment and development, and human development.

Dr. Sanval Nasim is Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at LUMS. His primary research and teaching field is environmental and natural resource economics.

In this podcast, they discuss: What are some of the lessons that environmental regulators can learn from the temporary improvement in average air quality as a result of the recent lockdowns? Is this strong enough evidence for better environmental regulations going forward?