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Environmental impact of aviation

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The environmental impact of aviation occurs because aircraft engines emit heat, noise, ... There is an ongoing debate about possible taxation of air travel and the inclusion ... the factor by which ...

Should we stop flying and live in a "Hundred Mile Habitat ...

www.treehugger.com/travel/should-we-stop-flying-and-live-hundred-mile-habitat.html

Mar 25, 2013 ... TreeHugger founder Graham Hill likes to travel, and gets taken to task for his carbon footprint. Should he be?

Should we stop worrying about the environmental impact of flying ...

www.theguardian.com/environment/blog/2013/jan/31/flying-environmental-impact-stop-worrying

Jan 31, 2013 ... Gazzard, a board member of the Aviation Environment Federation (AEF), ... infrastructure to cater for 100% of the demand growth that CCC said was ... is that by 2050 we will all be living in such a carbon-constrained world that ..... Explain how stopping flying is gowing to bring back the square miles of rain ...

Want to save the planet? Shrink your habitat — not just your ... - Grist

grist.org/living/want-to-save-the-planet-shrink-your-habitat-not-just-your-apartment/

Mar 22, 2013 ... I swore off air travel and drew a 100-mile radius circle around my little ... the average person on Earth should emit no more than 2.3 metric tons ...

Don't fly if you can help it - flying causes climate change

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A single coast to coast roundtrip flight is equivalent to driving the average car 375 miles a month for a whole year. ... I did it, so can you. ... Whether you stop flying or stop eating meat, you'll still save similar amounts of energy. .... Planes get a respectable 43 passenger miles per gallon (pMPG), but they cause 1.9 times as ...

After Earth: Why, Where, How, and When We Might Leave Our ...

www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-02/after-earth-why-where-how-and-when-we-might-leave-our-home-planet

Mar 16, 2011 ... Moreover, at least a third of the thousand mile-wide asteroids that hurtle ... Climate change is already a major factor in human affairs, for instance, and ... "If we humans want to survive for hundreds of thousands or millions of years, ... the moon as the logical initial stop, citing the presence of life-sustaini...

Jet Blues | Mother Jones

www.motherjones.com/environment/2010/04/flying-airplane-carbon-footprint

May 31, 2010 ... Flying's moral dilemma: Your family or your climate? ... I opened up Google Earth, drew a 100-mile circle around my house in western Colorado ...

The Preservation of Migratory Bird Habitat on Grand Isle, Louisiana ...

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The Preservation of Migratory Bird Habitat on Grand Isle, Louisiana. ... providing refuge to birds and a shady respite to those of us who live upon or visit the island. ... first resting stop before or after making the five hundred mile flight across the Gulf. We consider the conservation of this habitat a top priority; providing shelte...

Monarch Butterfly | Basic Facts About Monarch Butterflies ...

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Learn about the size, diet, population, range, behavior and other fascinating ... Where We Work ... Monarchs can travel between 50 - 100 miles a day; it can take up to two ... for winter while monarchs that live east of the Rockies will migrate to Mexico. ... Monarch butterflies cannot fly if their body temperature is less than 86  ...

Asteroid Fast Facts | NASA

www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/asteroids/overview/fastfacts.html

Every day, Earth is bombarded with more than 100 tons of dust and sand-sized particles. ... but smaller than one kilometer ( a little more than 1/2 mile) were to hit Earth, ... We believe anything larger than one to two kilometers (one kilometer is a ... until the predictions of where the asteroid should have appeared in the sky at  ...

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Toward Sustainable Travel: Breaking the Flying Addiction by ...

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May 24, 2010 ... When do we really need to fly on an airplane, and can or should we change that? ... all flying will have to stop and the current fleet of planes grounded. .... The year I spent within my hundred mile habitat was a life-changing ...

How Far Can We Get Without Flying? by Peter Kalmus — YES ...

www.yesmagazine.org

Feb 11, 2016 ... When a climate scientist decided to stop flying to cut his carbon ... I know climate activists who fly a hundred thousand miles per year. ... We've come to see flying as an inalienable right, a benefit of 21st-century living that we take for .... Climate scientists should instead get bonuses for modeling not just ...

Flying Less Is about Environmental and Social Equity | Earth Island ...

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To hold our climate steady, CO2 emissions have to be reduced by around 80 percent in the rich ... far as 12 miles from a runway and the impact of these emissions can be felt as far as 25 miles away. ... Any guesses on the economic status of most people who live near airports? ... Should we stop flying in order to help reduce