When traveling long distances, it may be inevitable to travel by air. Before you feel guilty about boarding the plane, keep in mind that air travel may be the fastest, most cost-effective, and sometimes greenest mode of available transportation to your destination.
That’s right. Greenest. For all the carbon emissions per passenger, remember that the airplane will be traveling to its destination whether or not you are sitting in that seat (and the incremental carbon emissions due to adding you to the passenger manifest is minimal), so the decision to avoid air travel, and drive or take a bus instead, is not always a very green one. Continue reading “Green Travel Guilt?”Read More