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Over 70,000 delegates, including Rishi Sunak, David Cameron, and King Charles, attend COP28 in Dubai, but over 300 private jet journeys raise environmental concerns. The carbon footprint analysis urges sustainable travel choices.
This summer saw global tourism rebound to 84% of pre-pandemic levels, raising climate change concerns due to extreme weather events. A proposal for “carbon passports” aims to curb environmental impact by 2040.
More than 90% of the world’s leading carbon offsets provider’s rainforest offset credits are likely to be “phantom credits” and do not represent genuine carbon reductions.
Given how little the COP conferences have achieved since they began in 1995 – not to mention their gigantic carbon footprints – it is time to end this spectacle of private jets flying in dignitaries and delegates to discuss the climate emergency.
Coal, cars, cash and trees: but what about the cows?
Foreign trade outsources both emissions and environmental hazards.