Could “Slow Travel” be the answer to a jet-setting habit that’s hard to break?
Grasping global warming had been very hard for my brain. I’d never seen 5.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide, much less any tangible evidence of what it would do to the environment. But suddenly my life was entrusted to a piece of Arctic sea ice my travel had condemned.
It’s been calculated that 1% of people a responsible for 50% of all aviation emissions (Guardian, 17Nov2020). In tandem with systemic change, I think our behaviours, lifestyles an attitudes must also be refocussed, to achieve genuine climate justice.
Film: Adam Sébire www.adamsebire.info/adrift
Music: Strata by Moby, courtesy of mobygratis.com