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Asia Tourism Wants to Finally Tackle a Dangerously Hot Situation

Xinyi Liang-Pholsena  / Skift

The Mekong River, a critical lifeline in Southeast Asia, is seeing its lowest levels in a century, the result of controversial dams and severe drought exacerbated by climate change. A view of the river from Chiang Khan, Loei Province, in Thailand. Xinyi Liang-Pholsena / Skift

Skift Take: With the impacts of climate change already upon us, the tourism sector will soon be forced to take aggressive actions to curb its carbon emissions. Because inaction is increasingly not an option.

— Xinyi Liang-Pholsena

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