Tourism’s impact on climate change and its mitigation challenges

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The continued growth of CO2 emissions of the global tourism sector will make it impossible to keep the global temperature rise below the limit of 2 ° C, internationally agreed in Paris 2015. The cause for this is the strong growth of air transport by holidaymakers, business travellers and travellers staying at friends and relatives. In the year 2100 air transport will be almost nine times larger than it was in 2015, causing the average distance per trip to double. As a result, air transport’s sh


Bron: Paul Peeters

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