Trade's growing footprint

Summary:
The production of traded goods accounts for a significant proportion of global greenhouse-gas emissions. Now analysis reveals that emissions embodied in imports from developing countries have out-stripped emission reductions made by developed countries at home over the past 20 years.

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Author(s):
Fischer, Carolyn
Publication type:
Article
Publication year:
2011
In:
Nature Climate Change Volume 1, Pages: 146—147 Year published: 2011.
Updated: 2013-03-14