Global tourism’s carbon footprint is four times bigger than we thought


For the first time, the carbon footprint related to tourism around the world was been quantified in research led by the¬†Integrated Sustainability Analysis supply-chain research group at the University of Sydney. The analysis accounted for all components of the tourism industry, from travel to souvenirs, and reveals the greenhouse gas emissions of global tourism to be a rising contributor to climate change. Researchers found that the global impact of tourism is four times greater than previous assessments,… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

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