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    An overview of the contribution of the textiles sector to climate change

    Leal Filho, Walter, Perry, Patsy ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8427-9912, Heim, Hilde, Dinis, Maria Alzira Pimenta, Moda, Haruna ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3760-8357, Ebhuoma, Eromose and Paço, Arminda (2022) An overview of the contribution of the textiles sector to climate change. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 10. p. 973102. ISSN 2296-665X

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    Abstract

    The textile industry is responsible for a significant amount of global CO2 emissions, exceeding those from several other sectors such as international aviation and shipping. This article outlines the reasons for the textile industry’s contribution to climate change along with an overview of current trends. Finally, it outlines several measures to reduce its carbon footprint.

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