Air travel is the most greenhouse-gas-intensive form of travel, in addition to causing toxic air pollution. The construction of new airports, terminals and runways almost always involves land grabbing and ecosystem eradication. Most crucially, there is no way to make flying green – no way to reduce these impacts and make mass air travel compatible with a liveable climate and ecosystem restoration within the urgent time frame demanded by climate science. We must therefore limit air travel and build a just, sustainable transport system.

Aviation contributes more carbon dioxide per passenger ...


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