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Fashion is one of the fastest-growing industries on the planet.
时尚产业是世界上增长最快的产业之一。
Around the world eighty billion new pieces of clothing are sold every year - 400% more than just forty years ago.
全球每年售出800亿件新衣服,比40年前增加了4倍。
Americans alone are buying five times more garments than in 1980.
仅美国人所购买的服装就比1980年多出5倍。
Now a $1.3 trillion mega industry, fashion employs more than 300 million people worldwide.
现在价值1.3万亿美元的大型时尚产业,其所雇佣人数超过3亿。
While other industries have come apart at the seams, clothing production has doubled in the last 15 years.
其它产业崩溃衰落之际,服装生产却在过去15年翻了一番。
But it’s a fashion statement with a steep environmental price tag,
但是这个时尚宣言要付出昂贵的环境代价,
making one kilogram of fabric produces 23 kilograms of greenhouse gases.
每制作1千克的布料就会产生23千克的温室气体。
Textile production generates more carbon dioxide than all international flights and maritime shipping combined.
纺织业生产所产生的两氧化碳比所有国际航班和海运加起来的还要多。
Yet half of all clothes are thrown away within one year, many having never been worn.
然而所有衣服中有一半在一年内就被扔掉,许多还从来没有穿过。
Fashion is now considered the second most polluting industry in the world after oil.
时尚产业现在被认为是全球第二大污染产业,排在石油工业之后。
And with increasing middle classes in the developing world keen to make their own fashion statement, this will get worse.
而且随着发展中国家中产阶级越来越渴望做出自己的时尚宣言,这会变得更加糟糕。
If 80 percent of emerging markets reach Western levels of clothes shopping, carbon dioxide emissions could increase by nearly 80% per person.
如果80%的新兴市场达到西方国家服装购买水平,二氧化碳人均排放量几乎会增加80%。
By 2050 total clothing sales could reach 175 million tons, turning the planet into the biggest fashion victim of them all.
截止到2050年,服装销售总量会达到1.75亿吨,那会使地球上所有人成为最大的时尚牺牲品。

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How many pieces of new clothing are sold every year?
A  eighty billion
B  eighty million
C  eighty thousand
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