Carbon emissions ‘hidden’ in imported goods revealed

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Délocalisation des sources d’émission de gaz à effet de serre

Des containeurs sont posés sur un quai du port autonome de Marseille (PAM) © AFP PHOTO ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT

he extent of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions “hidden” in imported goods is growing, according to two studies.

Official data do not include emissions from making imported goods but both sets of researchers say they should.

BBC

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