14 May '18, 5pm

Carbon Emissions From Travel Industry Are 4 Times Higher Than Estimates

Carbon Emissions From Travel Industry Are 4 Times Higher Than Estimates

The study shows the US is the country with the largest carbon footprint from tourism, followed closely by China, Germany, and India. The majority of these carbon footprints are caused by domestic travel. Business travel could not be distinguished from tourism, reports Science Daily . Island nations tend to be impacted more than other places, as wealthy travelers go in search of beaches and warm breezes. In the Maldives, Mauritius, Cyprus, and the Seychelles, international tourism represents between 30 and 80% of national emissions.

Full article: https://cleantechnica.com/2018/05/14/travel-related-emiss...

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