Old 15th Oct 2019, 09:36
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Lord Farringdon
 
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Originally Posted by TURIN View Post
Globally aviation contributes about 6% of the total man-made carbon emissions. Or so we are told.
You could stop every aircraft in the world flying tomorrow and it would not make a blind bit of difference.
Well, actually it would. By your own statement it would reduce human made carbon emissions globally by 6%...overnight!!

Originally Posted by TURIN View Post
Why there is this obsession with reducing air travel I just do not understand.
Shipping contributes some 2.5 % to global carbon emissions. Compared to air travel, that's a drop in the ocean really (see what I did there?). Even so, calls are being made to reduce cruise ship travel. So its not just air travel. .
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