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1.  Carbon offsets alone won’t make flying climate-friendly  

2022-08-11


Grist
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Carbon dioxide emissions aren’t the only way aviation warms the planet. Exhaust contains a host of polluting particles, from soot to nitrogen oxides.

2.  Airports and Extractivist Tourism: Peoples’ Voices!  

2022-08-09


Stay Grounded
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Governments and corporations promote airports as a sign of progress and with promises of ‘development’. In reality, the construction of airports and associated infrastructure drives people off their land, destroys livelihoods, plunders water and fertile soil and devastates ecosystems. Often airport...

3.  Private Jets Should Be Illegal  

2022-08-05


Jacobin Magazine
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Temperatures in the UK and across the world are breaking new records. With wildfires, droughts, and death tolls reaching into the thousands, the catastrophic impact of the climate crisis is here and clear for all to see. Coupled with soaring energy and petrol prices, rampant inflation, declining real-term...

4.  It’s time to ban private jets – or at least tax them to the ground | Akin Olla  

2022-08-05


The Guardian
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Kylie Jenner’s 17-minute private jet ride is a reminder that private jets are morally obscene and terrible for the climate. The planet can no longer afford these indulgencesKylie Jenner, Drake and other celebrities have recently faced criticism for carbon emission-heavy private jet rides, with one o...

5.  Drake’s private jet shows the climate impact of the influencer economy  

2022-07-27


Grist
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The rapper's Boeing 767 was a gift from a Canadian cargo airline.

6.  New report shows massive increase in green jobs from climate-friendly travel  

2022-03-03


Stay Grounded
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In their new report titled, “The right track for Green Jobs” Possible, Autonomy UK and Safe Landing present scenarios for showing that cuts to aviation can more than compensate for job losses to the aviation sector. No more excuses, green jobs are possible especially when people are willing to fly less...

7.  Jobs not planes  

2022-02-23


The Ecologist
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Jobs not planes Channel News brendan 23rd February 2022 Teaser Media

8.  China burned over half the world’s coal last year, despite Xi Jinping’s net-zero pledge  

2021-12-16


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It's still relying on the fossil fuel to satisfy the nation’s surging demand for electricity.

9.  Ban Private Jets  

2021-11-01


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No one should be able to take a private jet to a climate conference. In fact, no one should be able to take one anywhere at all.

10.  Billionaire Space Flights Are a Carbon Bomb That Will Destroy the Planet  

2021-12-20


Jacobin Magazine
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Earlier this month, the World Inequality Lab, founded by Thomas Piketty, among others, released its annual data on inequalities of wealth, income, gender, and ecology. As usual, the report is expansive and worth reading in full. A particular highlight, however, comes in the section on global carbon inequality...

11.  Mice and elephants – what really matters in the decarbonisation of transport  

2021-11-20


Bright Green
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There is talk about banning short term flights, and discouraging short drives, but it is the long distance flights and drives which contribute the most climate change gases. Worse yet, banning short term flights would open airport slots for worse long term flights. By Twitter.com/StevenMelia