Correction: Virus Outbreak-Emissions Reduction story

Apr 8, 2020

In a story April 7, 2020, about the coronavirus outbreak causing a drop in climate-changing emissions, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a quote about the decline being temporary to an Energy Department spokeswoman

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story April 7, 2020, about the coronavirus outbreak causing a drop in climate-changing emissions, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a quote about the decline being temporary to an Energy Department spokeswoman. The quote should have been attributed to climate scientist Jonathan Overpeck, the University of Michigan’s environment dean.