A one way flight from New York to London creates almost as much carbon dioxide as the average person in Zimbabwe generates over an entire year. It takes an acre of forest a year to absorb this much CO2.
Packing lighter isn’t going to help nearly as much as not going will.
Let’s work to normalize an end to business travel. Most of it can be easily avoided if we simply agree to avoid it.
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(Source: Carbon Almanac - Footnotes)