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"We find that, between 2009 and 2013, #tourism’s global #carbon #footprint has increased from 3.9 to 4.5 GtCO2e, four times more than previously estimated, accounting for about 8% of global greenhouse gas #emissions."…
"The United States tops the carbon #footprint ranking (Fig. 1,top left) under both DBA (1,060 MtCO2e) and RBA (909 MtCO2e) accounting perspectives, followed by China (528/561 MtCO2e), Germany (305/329 MtCO2e) and India (268/240 MtCO2e)."
"The majority of these carbon #footprints are caused by domestic travel."
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What path do we tread in a world full of envy, vile hatred, anger and so much greed?

What legacy should we want to leave behind?

To understand that, ‘Death, a destination that we all share’ is the common door which transcends us to immortality...
...and to do our very best before it’s our turn in line to enter in.

Our footprints will be a map that others who come after will follow - so we should (and must) want to lead right.
My reverence goes to the change makers, the selfless ones who give all they have and all they are to leave this world (and people) better than they meet it.

I’m elated to a place of nirvana, yet I must remember not to show fear - I must will to live out my purpose.
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Here’s that ‘deep time reading list,' organised by topic. (‘FR’=further reading) #footprints
Seeing Deep Time: Roy Fisher’s poem, ‘Staffordshire Red,’ about driving through a rock cleft in the English midlands, gives us a glimpse of how, in the midst of the everyday, we also inhabit the flow of deep time. #footprints ImageImage
FR: More than any other novel I’ve read, Clade by @cityoftongues shows what it is like to live through a multi-generational crisis like climate change. The pandemic chapter is unnervingly prescient too.… #footprints
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