Tourism and climate change: a toxic combinatio…

Tourism and climate change: a toxic combination:

Scientists have been trying to quantify the effect of tourism for decades. But a recent study suggests that our previous calculations were considering only part of the problem. In fact, by analyzing the effect of tourism in a more holistic approach, some alarming results emerge: between 2009 and 2013 tourism and tourism-related carbon emissions increased by 20 per cent. This number significantly escalates the contribution of tourism to global carbon emissions.