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
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
A look at how teen climate activist Greta Thunberg who gained worldwide recognition through starting the ‘School Strike for climate’ is 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
Is flying really worse for the planet than eating meat?
We speak to one of the brains behind Extinction Rebellion about civil disobedience, making a noise about the climate crisis, and why being a rebel is the best way to create change
In episode four of the Flight Free podcast we talk to Vipul Patel, an active green campaigner in Bath.
Anna Hughes talks to Marlow FM DJ Dave Hampton about cycling, ska music, flight-free holidays and climate change, and chooses eight tracks.
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
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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