Climate change activists from the Extinction Rebellion movement block an entrance to a terminal at Geneva Airport, Switzerland, in November. Photo: EPA-EFEClimate change activists from the Extinction Rebellion movement block an entrance to a terminal at Geneva Airport, Switzerland, in November. Photo: EPA-EFE
Climate change activists from the Extinction Rebellion movement block an entrance to a terminal at Geneva Airport, Switzerland, in November. Photo: EPA-EFE
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Living with flight shame: Some air travel is essential even amid a climate change crisis

  • That’s not to say zero net carbon emission targets are not important. Where flights are unavoidable, as for many international meetings, we should go beyond carbon offsetting to tackle some hard questions, such as how many meetings are truly necessary, and where to meet for the lightest carbon footprint

Climate change activists from the Extinction Rebellion movement block an entrance to a terminal at Geneva Airport, Switzerland, in November. Photo: EPA-EFEClimate change activists from the Extinction Rebellion movement block an entrance to a terminal at Geneva Airport, Switzerland, in November. Photo: EPA-EFE
Climate change activists from the Extinction Rebellion movement block an entrance to a terminal at Geneva Airport, Switzerland, in November. Photo: EPA-EFE
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