Covid-19 crisis: How have our lives changed?

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    Less commuting, more remote working and a temporary drop in air pollution: these are perhaps the silver linings in the dark clouds that have hung over Europeans in this difficult year of 2020. But have we really moved to a different, more sustainable way of living? That’s the key question we’re asking two MEPs in this debate.

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