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Some Mainers are giving up flying because of climate change

Flying from Newark to Athens produces as much carbon emissions as nearly 3 billion people emit in the course of a year.
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Climate change: Soaring private jet flights lift carbon emissions

When the COVID-19 pandemic brought air travel to a halt three years ago, one segment of the travel sector boomed: private jet travel, a super-luxe mode of transportation enjoyed by a fraction of the world's wealthiest people.

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Most Germans ready to make sacrifices for planet

Germans said they were prepared to cut their heat use and fly less to help tackle climate change. But most are reluctant to give up meat and their cars, according to a YouGov poll.
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Airplane turbulence is on the rise: Here's why

Although not a pleasant experience, turbulence is a normal and sometimes inevitable part of flying. But it could be getting a lot worse—because of climate change.

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Flight turbulence: Is climate change making plane rides bumpier?

As extreme weather becomes more common due to a changing climate, weather-related turbulence will become more common.

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Green flights not in easy reach, warn scientists

You may be hoping that guilt-free flying is just around the corner, but scientists warn it is still a long way off.

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Taylor Swift didn't rack up wasteful private jet miles alone, team says

A solid portion of the internet flipped out on Taylor Swift this week after a marketing firm dropped a report that says she and her private jet are the world's worst celeb CO2 emission offenders.

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