'Climate criminal': Celebrities rapped over jet use - News Summed Up

'Climate criminal': Celebrities rapped over jet use


US pop star Taylor Swift ranked number one on a list of the worst private jet emission offenders among celebrities. Then last week, British sustainability marketing firm Yard named and shamed the "worst private jet CO2 emission offenders" among celebrities. The usage of private jets has soared since the coronavirus pandemic, with wealthier customers seeking to avoid any cancellations. Private jet flights increased by seven percent in 2021 compared to 2019, according to aviation data research firm WingX. In Europe, celebrities using private jets could use the continent's vast train network for the majority of their journeys instead, Todts said.


Source: The Star August 05, 2022 14:28 UTC



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