My flight shame

Heathrow Airport, London

Flight emissions in the spotlight

Transport contributes to ~16% (~6 billion tonnes) of global CO2 emissions, largely from road and flights. The share of emissions from passenger flights is increasing. Source: Our World in Data
Source: BBC

My flight emissions

  • I’ve averaged flight emissions (including secondary effects) equivalent to ~12 tonnes of CO2 per year
  • 93% of these emissions were the result of long haul flights (mostly to New Zealand or Australia, on average once per year)
Source: Our World In Data

Flight shame by country

Source: Our World In Data

Where to from here?

Departing for the UK at Auckland Airport in 2011

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UK and NZ based energy consultant and software entrepreneur, sharing insights into the changing worlds of electricity and transport.

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