Fly.co.uk emissions infographic

Some interesting information on this one:

  • The Icelandic Volcano saved the airline industry over 200,000 tons of carbon emissions
  • Cattle produce 18% of the world’s greenhouse gases.
  • If the US went vegetarian for 7 days they would save 700 megatons of greenhouse gas – the equivalent of taking all the cars off the road.
  • NASA space launches provide only 0.003% of th ecarbon emissions generated by the US automobile industry
  • Travelling economy for a 1000km flight creates 60% less CO2 than travelling first class
  • Qatar Airways are about 4 times more carbon-friendly than United Airlines

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