Will Travellers Trash Or Treasure The Planet After The Pandemic?
Tourism contributed 8% to global GHG emissions, according to a study from the University of Queensland Australia and University of Sydney in May 2018. With the quarantines and shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, overall global emissions dropped by 4.6%, found a JUL 2020 study from the University of Sydney. But while the environment got a break, the world's economy got slammed. With new technology and small changes in travel habits, experts say there is still hope for tourism and economies bounce back and keep the environmental impact lower.