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The Environmental Impact of the UK Fashion Industry

Graham Watson

2nd February 2019

The fashion industry isn't terribly environmentally-friendly, accounting for 3% of global carbon emissions per year, and an awful lot of waste.

This BBC Newsnight report looks at the Commons Environmental Audit Committee report into the environmental and social impact of the industry, and the reluctance of the industry to deal with its negative externalities.

The Environmental Impact of the UK Fashion Industry

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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