The Issues: Energy

To reach the Paris Climate Agreement target of holding planetary temperatures at just 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels, the global community must achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050. This means the current trends of rising emissions must peak by 2020, and then decline rapidly. 

Fashion’s contribution to carbon emissions

If the fashion industry were a country, it would be the sixth largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, behind China, the USA, the European Union, India and R…