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Tourism is responsible for a staggering 8% of global greenhouse emissions

Tourism, including flights, hotels, food and even the production of souvenirs, emitted 4.5 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2013 Image: REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Alister Doyle

Writer, Reuters

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The United States and China have the highest emissions related to tourism. Image: Nature Climate Change

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