Elite minority of frequent flyers ’cause most of aviation’s climate damage’

Elite minority of frequent flyers ’cause most of aviation’s climate damage’

The Guardian

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Small group taking most flights should face frequent flyer levy, says environmental charity

An “elite minority” of frequent flyers cause most of the climate damage resulting from aviation’s emissions, according to an environmental charity.

The report, which collates data from the countries with the highest aviation emissions, shows a worldwide pattern of a small group taking a large proportion of flights, while many people do not fly at all.

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