'We're helping the National Trust plant 2 million trees over the next 4 years to help tackle Climate Change ... making new homes for nature and protecting landscapes.' Read their sustainability info here.
£100bn+ so a few people can save minutes on a journey.
more oil drilling In the north sea. The same UK government taking a lead on the Climate Crisis and showing the world how it's done!
And one for the EU & UK Regulators - (leaders in tackling climate change) their position on Ghost flights
UK regulation states that airlines must use their landing slots more than 80% of the time in order to keep them. This was suspended at the outset of the pandemic but is now 50%, with plans to return to 80% by March 2022. More here
and here come the airlines ....
Climate change: Airlines miss all but one target - report
"Companies set grand-sounding targets with a lot of fanfare and announcement. They talk about them for a couple of years - then the targets sink without trace, never to be seen again," Leo Murray from Possible told BBC News. Read the story here
With a track record as a sustainability leader for more than a decade, Virgin Atlantic has committed to achieving net zero by 2050. Today, 100% of its fleet is twin engine and 70% next generation, making it one of the youngest and most fuel-efficient in the skies. This follows a multi-billion-dollar fleet renewal programme that has already delivered a 20% reduction in carbon emissions between 2007 and 2019.
TOO LITTLE toO LATE.
Possible points out that between 2010-12 Virgin Atlantic said that 10% of its fuel would be biofuel by 2020. Possible says the target wasn't mentioned again. In 2021 Virgin Atlantic announced it will use 10% alternative fuels by 2030. The charity also claims that $3bn promised by Virgin Group founder Richard Branson to fight global warming was not delivered.
Virgin did not respond to a request for comment.