Long-haul aviation needs to be capped at 2019 levels for the tourism industry to even stand a chance of reaching net zero by 2050, according to a report released during COP27. Photo: Reuters
Long-haul aviation needs to be capped at 2019 levels for the tourism industry to even stand a chance of reaching net zero by 2050, according to a report released during COP27. Photo: Reuters

Why net-zero sustainable tourism by 2050 starts with you taking fewer long-haul flights

  • Long-distance flights are the hardest to decarbonise, says a new report that provides a road map for net-zero sustainable tourism by 2050
  • The larger takeaway: the near-impossible extremes required by every sector of travel simply confirm that the tourism industry faces crisis

Long-haul aviation needs to be capped at 2019 levels for the tourism industry to even stand a chance of reaching net zero by 2050, according to a report released during COP27. Photo: Reuters
Long-haul aviation needs to be capped at 2019 levels for the tourism industry to even stand a chance of reaching net zero by 2050, according to a report released during COP27. Photo: Reuters
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