I don’t know how much of it is wilful ignorance and how much is actual ignorance, but many people I know are in complete denial about how bad flying is. They are the kind of people who would say they ‘believe’ in climate change and want to do their bit for the environment, but willContinue reading “It’s not the lights, it’s the flights..”
To recap this is our current situation: we now have approximately 420 parts per million of CO2 in our atmosphere which has lead to an average global temperature rise of just over1 degree Celsius from pre-industrial temperatures: At 1 degree of warming we are already experiencing increased heat waves, wildfires, droughts, flooding and other naturalContinue reading “Lifestyle carbon emissions”
I still don’t talk about this decision that we have made to not fly very much as it’s just too awkward.
I live under a so-called ’emergency runway’ that Brussels Airport abuses the use of. Once you’ve spent a few Sunday afternoons in the garden with 747s hurtling overhead deadening the possibility of conversation or relaxation, and have been woken up at 3am then 4:30am then 5:30am by the noise of cargo planes, you are noContinue reading “Air travel and internet giants”