Tourism Accounts for 8 Percent of Global CO2 Emissions

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The global carbon footprint of tourism is almost four times larger than previously thought — accounting for 8 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new analysis of data from 160 countries published in the journal Nature Climate Change. The industry’s biggest emissions contributors are transport, shopping, and food.

 

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