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A Note on the Enormous Impact Aviation has on Climate
Airplanes burn billions of gallons of fossil fuel each year emitting around 2% of our total global CO2 emissions. And sadly, sustainable alternative fuels for airplanes are still a long way off. These days airlines appear to be banking on convincing potential flyers to purchase “carbon offsets” to help ease our conscience about our travel footprint, but many consider offsets greenwashing intended to falsely reassure the flying public.
Our community is faced with an ethical conundrum when it comes to air travel. On the one hand, travel opens our eyes to so many wonderful experiences and contributes to our overall understanding of our place in this amazing world. On the other, in choosing air travel we may be contributing to climate change and to the current extinction crisis (over 200 species are going extinct every day).
Travel by air is often the only realistic way to travel to another continent. But there are far more eco-friendly ways to travel within our home continent or once you arrive at your initial destination such as trains, coaches, and even electrical vehicles as they become more affordable. Some in our community have pledged to completely stop flying, while others choose to fly less and travel more by public transport. Whatever you decide, we hope you will choose to better inform yourself about climate change and make your voices heard.
For the last five Christmases my family and I go abroad to somewhere sunny and hot, this year we chose Cabo Verde (Cape Verde). We stayed at an all-inclusive TUI Sensimar Cabo Verde on the island of Sal. The hotel […]
We love vegan parties (even though we’re usually working at them)! I would be remiss if I didn’t start this piece off with a disclaimer: We own a vegan sandwich company, and we have been vendors at most of the […]
When we hopped onto our train to Ulaanbaatar from Beijing, we didn’t really know what to expect. We’d be traveling around the Gobi desert for about a week, and we definitely weren’t planning on many veggie options – but then […]
Hello! 🙂 Welcome to my blog entry, hope you find it helpful! Feel free to comment and share your thoughts! This is already my third time visiting Seoul since I started writing on vegantravel. I must say, this entry will interest […]
If you’ve watched Narcos, you might not place Colombia at the top of your travel destination list, and that was my mistake. But when a family member recommended we visit that country I realized that it brings together some of […]
283 days… That’s how long I’ve been missing Athens. Its vibe, its people and just its unique atmosphere! You think I’m nuts? Well apparently a lot of people do or as a dear Greek friend of mine in Berlin put it: […]
Giselle & Cody are passionate vegans and seasoned travelers who have traveled extensively for the past 5-years while sharing their adventures and the stories of animals in need. They traveled to dozens of countries for over 6-months during 2016 and 2017 to [...]
Marissa and Shae are two passionate vegans who are also well known vegan vloggers. Shae is from Portland, and Marissa is from West Virginia, but they met and became the best of friends after learning more about each other from their YouTube [...]
In 2011 Kristin Lajeunesse quit her job and moved into a van in an effort to eat at every single vegan restaurant in the United States. Now, nearly 5 years later she's still traveling full-time, has taken her project abroad, [...]
Ross & Ellie are ethical vegans who met in Glasgow, Scotland while Ellie was a student studying abroad. Ross is from just outside of Glasgow, and Ellie who is from Maryland but was attending Glasgow University for a semester. During 2015 / [...]
Monica Han is a Korean-Canadian pianist, currently pursuing her doctoral degree at the University of Montreal. Her passion and empathy for animals have led her to become vegan four years ago, and she has actively been an advocate for farm [...]
Suzy is a vegan astrophysicist currently living in Gothenburg, Sweden but is originally from Bristol, UK. Suzy has a great passion for travelling that came from her Nan, who loved to travel even in her 90’s. She is happiest exploring [...]
Kayleigh’s first trip abroad took her to west Africa at the age of 19, and with that she was hooked. The travel bug bit hard and gave her an insatiable need to explore the world. Luckily she finished university and [...]
Emily is a vegan activist from Italy with a passion for traveling: she loves organizing her own trips and wants to share her experiences on how to find vegan food at reasonable prices everywhere. When she travels she always looks [...]
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