Articles tagged “carbon offsets”

Business Travel

Corporate Travel Is a Lightning Rod In Carbon Offsets Debate

Some travel and hospitality companies have good intentions when it comes to becoming more sustainable enterprises, but there are still some uncomfortable truths.

Corporate Travel Is a Lightning Rod In Carbon Offsets Debate

Online Travel

Booking Holdings Loses Shareholder Vote on Climate Progress Report

Corporations are going to have to get used to shareholders taking them to task about the existential challenge of climate change. In this case, the shareholders were correct — buying carbon offsets while increasing carbon emissions just won't make the cut.

Booking Holdings Loses Shareholder Vote on Climate Progress Report

Airlines

Delta Air Lines Takes $350 Million Stand on Fuel Credits

Delta Air Lines is taking a big gamble on the Biden administration waiving its liability for biofuel credits. At a time when airlines are under the microscope for their environmental impacts, this may be an unwise bet.

Delta Air Lines Takes $350 Million Stand on Fuel Credits

Airlines

United Airlines Spurns Carbon Offsets With New Effort to Go Green

United Airlines plans to stay ahead of the pack with a new effort to go "100 percent green." But it's unclear whether the decision to invest in something called direct carbon sequestration plants is any better than the industry norm of buying offsets for the nearly billion tons of greenhouse gases planes pump into the atmosphere every year.

United Airlines Spurns Carbon Offsets With New Effort to Go Green
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Coronavirus

What Covid-19 Can Teach the Airline Industry About Sustainability

Airlines clearly have a lot on their plates at the moment, but putting a renewed focus on sustainability could serve as a rare bit of positivity for the industry.

What Covid-19 Can Teach the Airline Industry About Sustainability

Tourism

Asia Tourism Wants to Finally Tackle a Dangerously Hot Situation

With the impacts of climate change already upon us, the tourism sector will soon be forced to take aggressive actions to curb its carbon emissions. Because inaction is increasingly not an option.

Asia Tourism Wants to Finally Tackle a Dangerously Hot Situation

Tourism

Asia Tourism Tackles Climate Change: It Gets Confusing

Many tourism stakeholders in Asia are finally taking steps to tackle the climate change elephant in the room, but confusion over carbon offsetting is preventing the issue from being addressed swiftly and effectively. Meanwhile, the climate clock ticks on.

Asia Tourism Tackles Climate Change: It Gets Confusing

Tourism

Carbon Footprint Impact Extends Way Beyond Flights Across All of a Vacation: New Study

It's a very small sample size at a very small travel company, but this study points to a possible way forward for the travel industry. If consumers can get a better idea of the environmental impact of their vacations, they can then make more informed decisions.

Carbon Footprint Impact Extends Way Beyond Flights Across All of a Vacation: New Study

Airlines

Airline Group Admits Failure in Communicating Environmental Progress

Sigh. The point is being missed. The airline industry doesn't have a publicity problem, it has a carbon problem. The fact is offsets and greater efficiency won't solve things in the time we have.

Airline Group Admits Failure in Communicating Environmental Progress

Airlines

European Airlines Double Down on Offsets — at Least for Now

Airlines can't be seen to be doing nothing in response to the climate crisis. But not everyone is convinced their short-term strategy (offsets) is as meaningful as some airline execs claim. Meanwhile, fully electric flight remains a moonshot, for now.

European Airlines Double Down on Offsets — at Least for Now