The awareness of how much damage flying does to the environment has been growing for years. More recently, this awareness has given risen to the new social phenonenom of 'flight shaming'. This 'shame' arises where people feel bad about the damage ... Read moreWhy ‘Flight Shaming’ is the wrong approach
No Fly Holidays
It feels very much like the end of summer here in northern England. Hurricane season has got off to a savage start due to exceptionally warm water in the Caribbean, and the effect on our part of the world has been lots of windy, wet and very cool ... Read moreCheapest summer holidays ever?
I used to be a huge fan of flying - and I certainly did my fair share. However, a sober assessment of the climate damage caused by flying in 2006 led me to give it up entirely, and seek out other options. I thought at the time that this would be a ... Read moreNo fly holidays
I feel sorry for the poor sods who live near a major airport like Heathrow. The skies around Sheffield seem to boom almost continuously with the noise of jet engines these days. And of course, we don’t even have an airport anymore. So living under ... Read moreFlying into trouble?