It’s time to wake up to the devastating impact our flying has on the environment.
Aviation is essentially a fossil fuel industry, one which guzzles an eye-watering 5m barrels of oil every day. Burning that fuel currently contributes around 2.5% to total carbon emissions, a proportion which could rise to 22% by 2050 as other sectors emit less.
LINK (via: The Conversation)
A study has crunched the numbers and spells out the carbon impact of global tourism.