Travel by plane and you might get ‘flight shamed.’ This worries airlines February 7, 2020
Maro Kakoussian, who works for the nonprofit Physicians for Social Responsibility in Los Angeles, said she has gone four years without flying because of her concern for the harm airplane emissions have on the planet, opting instead to take trains or stay locally for vacations.
At work, her organization has eliminated most short-haul flights within the state, turning to online videoconferencing for meetings and retreats.
“I think once people are educated enough and realize how much of an impact one flight can have on carbon emissions, they will take fewer flights,” Kakoussian said.
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