Robert McLean's Podcast

Sport, flying and the climate crisis

August 11, 2019 Robert McLean Season 2 Episode 146
Robert McLean's Podcast
Sport, flying and the climate crisis
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Robert McLean's Podcast
Sport, flying and the climate crisis
Aug 11, 2019 Season 2 Episode 146
Robert McLean

Flying is wonderfully convenient, but it is also one of the villains when it comes to the worsening of that climate crisis.
Sport, something of a religion (that's a weary cliché) for many people is a key driver of the world's aircraft industry, and industry that relies almost entirely on fossil fuels for its success and subsequent profitability.
An attempt to address the climate crisis must include some change in our attitude to flying.

Show Notes

Flying is wonderfully convenient, but it is also one of the villains when it comes to the worsening of that climate crisis.
Sport, something of a religion (that's a weary cliché) for many people is a key driver of the world's aircraft industry, and industry that relies almost entirely on fossil fuels for its success and subsequent profitability.
An attempt to address the climate crisis must include some change in our attitude to flying.