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Coronavirus won't give you good air quality automatically

In Mexico City at least, even if the environmental policies limiting cars are in place, and factories are starting to idle because of COVID-19, our air is still shitty because we’re starting to see a slew of forest fires.

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Alike last year, the smoke fills the Mexican valley giving Mexico City a strange fog and burnt smell. I don't really have a memory of this ever happening before 2019... When we cut our forest maintenance budget in like 70%(?) I think.... But I can't really say for sure because early spring is always a bad air season here.

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