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Why air travel is more sustainable than you think

The climate challenge is immense and the aviation industry often shoulders much of the blame. But rapid progress is being made towards more sustainable flying

By Patrick Hall  

Protestors disrupted air traffic at Heathrow, by flying drones to bring attention to climate change. Activists were willing to break the law in order to get their message heard. One of those arrested claimed that “any disruption that might be caused to travelers is nothing compared to the imminent climate breakdown we are facing.”

This is just one example in a line of recent events designed to raise awareness about the environmental impacts of flying. Climate activist Greta Thunberg made a point of not flying to New York for the UN…

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