“One American household emits 8.1 metric tons of CO2 each year through food consumption alone. Yes, that’s TONS. The production of food accounts for 83% of emissions, and its transportation accounts for 11%” (CNN). Wherever you live in the world, it’s likely that your carbon footprint is much larger than you might expect.
With fires terrorizing the world, cities quickly going underwater, and a general lack of urgency regarding environmental protection laws, we need to be more conscious of our carbon footprints than ever.
Keep reading to learn the basics about your carbon footprint and learn how to carbon offset flights, trains, cars, and more!
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According to Carbon Brief, tourism is responsible for 8 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions.
The Guardian tells us that a trip from London to Rome (flying) has a carbon footprint of 234kg of CO2 per passenger which is more than is produced by citizens of 17 countries every year!
This lack of eco friendly tourism is unacceptable and needs to change. Although we still have a long ways to go towards complete eco friendly tourism, there is hope on the horizon as eco travel becomes more widely discussed. We asked travel bloggers to recommend their best eco travel tips to help reduce this impact.
Keep reading to discover easy ways to travel more sustainably and slowly.…Read More
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