Air travel is a quintessential product of the fossil fuel era: It’s both highly convenient and difficult to replace with alternatives. Now as the impacts of climate change are becoming more urgent, a growing “flight shame” movement is prompting consumers to question their air travel. Glad You Asked host Joss Fong explores the ethical implications of flying in a world on the brink of crisis.
Myclimate flight emission calculator
Observed Arctic sea-ice loss directly follows anthropogenic CO2 emission
Greenhouse Gas Emissions from a Typical Passenger Vehicle
Carbon Footprint Calculations for Average Americans
Share of airplane trips by American adults
Technological, economic and environmental prospects of all-electric aircraft
Maps of Greenland Ice Sheet
This is how global warming is reshaping Greenland
Contrail cirrus radiative forcing for future air traffic
The year in aviation: Billions of passengers, two high-profile accidents
Boeing CEO: Over 80% of the world has never taken a flight.
As Billions More Fly, Here’s How Aviation Could Evolve
According to the annual Airlines for America report, 48 percent of travelers in the United States flew on an airline in 2017.
Climate change in the US will hurt poor people the most, according to a bombshell federal report
Pipistrel Alpha Electro
Air Transport Action Group
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