Airlines must reduce emissions (= reduce flights), not use offsets to greenwash their polluting business! 🔽✈️
From a systemic point of view, #offsets are even worse than doing nothing!
They contribute to preventing and delaying systemic change. But we need such change to reduce carbon pollution as rapidly as possible and to make a livable future possible!
This is not the first research to show that carbon #offsets do not work.
A 2016 study by @firstname.lastname@example.org for the EU Commission found that 85% of Clean Development Mechanism offset projects have a low probability of actually reducing emissions.
❗️ New investigation by @UE@twitter.com and @email@example.com shows: carbon #offsets used by major airlines are based on a highly flawed system!
We need to protect forests AND fly less. 🌳🔽✈️
No more advertisements for polluting flights in Amsterdam's subway stations! 🥳🎉
Celebration time! As of today you will no longer see advertisements in the Amsterdam subway stations for air travel and for cars with fossil fuel engines. This is the first step by @AmsterdamNL@twitter.com to ban all fossil fuel advertising because of climate change!
Oh, what a surprise! Another carbon #offsetting programme that doesn't work. 🙄🥱
Meet a new company that specialises in grounded holidays. 🚞🚲⛵️
Frequent flier tax will be needed to hit climate targets, says leading scientist.
Frequent flier tax will be needed to hit climate targets, warns leading scientist
BURPING NEWS! You can now compensate #BullshitFlights with literal #BullshitOffsets! 🐮
#Mootral offsets from a Swiss company that claims to reduce methane emissions from cows with its feed are now eligible for the global #aviation climate scheme #CORSIA.
We envision most of today's airports in the future with no planes taking off from them. Buildings and spaces could serve other useful purposes.
But this article by @firstname.lastname@example.org and Luis Delgado is a good start for reimagining them.
Due to the climate crisis, aviation & mass tourism need to be limited. How could a transition process including job shifts be organised?
Info and registration: https://stay-grounded.org/events/webinar-safe-landing/
Let's quit flying together! 🛫✋
To reduce air traffic and change the economic system of which it is an integral part requires political and individual change!
Let's stay grounded in 2021 and beyond: https://stay-grounded.org/lets-stay-grounded/
Fortunately, it is not "incredibly complex" to stop listening to Bill Gates' climate advice and instead turn to experts like @MichaelEMann@twitter.com.
Absent from @BillGates@twitter.com "climate message for world leaders" (https://www.gatesnotes.com/Energy/Leaders-Summit-on-Climate?WT.mc_id=20210423100000_Leaders-Summit-on-Climate_BG-TW_&WT.tsrc=BGTW) are words & phrases like "carbon pricing", "subsidies", or "renewables". Instead we get "innovation", "impossible", "incredibly complex".
Buys into inactivist #NewClimateWar frames & tropes 😕
Dear world leaders, international #aviation feels left out and wants to be included in your NDCs. 😢✈️ (Shipping too.)
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