Unpopular Opinion – Ep. 399 – “The Silver Linings of a Pandemic”

Not that living under a pandemic is ever a good thing, but there have been a few unexpected upsides to what’s happening right now. On this episode, Adam welcomes Chet Wild and Kevin Anderson to take a detour from gloom and doom to discuss some of the positive side effects of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Reference Links

The Places With the Worst Outbreaks Are Seeing Signs of Improvement

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-04-10/california-coronavirus-slowed-hospitals-empty-new-york

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/04/early-coronavirus-actions-appear-to-be-working-washington-state/

Air Quality Is Improving And Might Save More Lives Than Coronavirus Ends

https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2020/04/09/air-quality-improving-coronavirus/

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffmcmahon/2020/03/11/coronavirus-lockdown-may-save-more-lives-from-pollution-and-climate-than-from-virus/#76577fbc5764

http://www.g-feed.com/2020/03/covid-19-reduces-economic-activity.html

Getting Into College Is Suddenly Way Easier

https://www.forbes.com/sites/schifrin/2020/03/22/coronavirus-silver-lining-easier-to-get-into-many-top-colleges/

Animal News (Fake and Real)

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2020/03/coronavirus-pandemic-fake-animal-viral-social-media-posts/

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/in-the-mood-for-love-hong-kongs-middle-aged-pandas-rediscover-their-mojo?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Animal Shelters Are Emptying

https://www.wired.com/story/coronavirus-pet-adoption-boom/

https://www.busch.com/foster-a-dog-now.html

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