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14th April 2023

If more cargo bikes on our streets is a good sign for our environment, so is the news that the number of short haul air flights in Europe is dropping.
Euro News reports-

“ ‘Flight shame’ seems to be working – at least for short-haul trips within a country’s borders. According to new Eurocontrol data, 38 per cent fewer domestic flights took off in Germany in 2022 than in 2019. In Lithuania and Finland, such trips declined by 38 per cent and 35 per cent respectively. The drop can be attributed to “environmental pressure,” the Eurocontrol report suggests.”

Author: Judith Russenberger

Environmentalist and theologian, with husband and three grown up children plus one cat, living in London SW14. I enjoy running and drinking coffee - ideally with a friend or a book.

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