11 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint When You Fly
Flying has long been heralded a pillar of our globalised world, but as climate consciousness increases the world over, many people are becoming skeptical of the industry. Frequent fliers are responsible for an overwhelming majority of carbon emissions, and need to reduce the number of flights they take with immediate effect. But, Pure Breaks have already explored why we still need sustainable leisure travel around the world, and why the flight shaming movement can’t be as simple as grounding all planes.
The fact is, many people still need to take to the skies and see the world. So when you do, how can you reduce your carbon footprint as much as possible? Both big and small adjustments, here are 11 ways to be greener in the blue skies.
These are a selection of changes you can make as an international traveller to help reduce your carbon footprint when you fly. Making these changes is about swapping what may be beneficial for you, with what’s beneficial for the planet. After all, they are the same thing!