Future of the Environment

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

Tourists take photographs at a terrace on the top of the Rock in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, historically claimed by Spain April 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

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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