Our Vacations Suck For the Climate

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.

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