It’s commonly quoted that animal agriculture produces more CO2 than aviation, therefore giving up meat would have more impact than giving up flying. We look at the numbers behind the claims.
The Earth Day theme this year is Invest in our Planet. We speak to two entrepreneurs about how our spending power can help the earth as well as the economy.
Climate activist and mental health advocate Tori Tsui, joins Hemlata Pant, founder of the Newtown Nature Club in Bristol, to talk to us about climate anxiety.
Activist Mara de Pater joins us to talk about the upcoming climate conference COP26 and the campaign Rail to the COP.
SAFs, or sustainable aviation fuels, are being heralded by the aviation industry as the answer to carbon emissions. But is that the full story? Finlay Asher and Flight Free UK explain.
What can the global coronavirus health crisis teach us about the climate crisis? We speak to Dr Sweta Chakraborty about how the pandemic and climate change are connected.
Reducing our carbon output means considering where our goods come from as well as where we go on holiday
Flight Free UK responds to the government's consultation on APD.
Horticulturalist Poppy Okotcha and Black Geographers founder Francisca Rockey join team members Armelle and Sunita to talk about how climate justice relates to social and racial justice.
Oh, the irony: climate change puts airports at risk.
Ex-aerospace engineer Finlay Asher gives us the lowdown on how green technology may or may not enable us to fly carbon neutral
Our friends at Byway Travel give us their top tips for keeping your journeys squeaky carbon-clean.
In the campaign against Leeds Bradford expansion, GALBA has been getting into the complex legal arguments on what expansion would mean with regards to emissions
Science communicator Dr Emily Grossman joins us to discuss what action we need to take to reach a sustainable carbon footprint.
The citizens speak! The Climate Assembly UK has published its report, 'The Path to net zero.' We take a look at what's in the report in order to answer your questions.
How many flights per year do you need to take to count as a 'frequent flyer'?
Dave Hampton, the Carbon Coach, has been banging the climate drum for decades, and wonders, has the time come when we will finally stop flying?
David Armstrong from Surrey shares the lockdown skies from his back garden
We talk to Dr Roger Tyers from the University of Southampton about the viability of carbon offsetting and green technology in reducing emissions from aviation.
We ask if techno-fixes are a viable solution to aviation's harmful emissions.
The third episode in our 2020 podcast series features comedian Dr Matt Winning, who takes us through some climate facts as well as making us laugh
We explore what climate change is and how aviation contributes
Environmental Sociologist Roger Tyers explains the thinking behind carbon offsets and asks if they can really address our rising emissions
Dr Roger Tyers of Southampton University writes about the recent Aviation Carbon conference in this Long Read.
Jefim Vogel, researcher at Leeds University, shows how declaring climate emergency is not compatible with airport expansion.
We take a look at the carbon footprint of flying compared to other actions and ask if, by not flying, we miss out on the benefits of travel
Christine Bell took eight flights in 2018, down to just one in 2019. Here's how she did it.
MSc student Abi Whitefield refused to go on her University field trip, despite it being a compulsory part of her course
Flight Free UK Director Anna Hughes comments on the recent XR airport action
Rob Wreglesworth, host of environmental podcast 'The Disruptive Environmentalist’ explains how we can become influences within our own social circles, and how signing the flight free pledge can kick-start those conversations
Maria Ardley questions why we are so reluctant to face up to the reality of the climate crisis, and highlights the urgent need to take action
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg gained worldwide recognition through starting the ‘School Strike for climate’, and is now travelling across the Atlantic by yacht for the upcoming UN Climate Summits in North and South America.
In a raw and honest post, Ian Edwards expresses what needs to be done in the face of environmental collapse
Milena Buchs, associate Professor in Sustainability, Economics and Low-Carbon Transitions at the University of Leeds, asks how the academic sector can tackle emissions from air travel, and explores the benefits not flying can bring.
Pondering the looming possibility of an ice free world, Bruce Gulland urges imagination in pursuing greener travel & adventure
Listen to our podcast interview with Etienne Stott, gold medal-winning canoeist and environmental activist
Is flying really worse for the planet than eating meat?
In episode four of the Flight Free podcast we talk to Vipul Patel, an active green campaigner in Bath.
Flight Free UK teams up with Disney for some lyrical fun
Eco-designer and doctor Linda Thomas explains why carbon offsetting turned out not to be the answer in the quest for a low-carbon life
The Green MEP for South-West England and Gibraltar talks to us about her political past, her anti-airport activism and why she doesn't fly.
Children's author Sue Hampton explains how not flying is not a sacrifice, but rather is a gift to the children of the future
Maja Rosén, founder of Swedish campaign Flygfritt2019, tells us what motivates her, and why she is encouraging her fellow countrymen to stop flying.
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