Anger over private jet emissions: Tom Cruise, Kylie Jenner, Taylor Swift among A-listers named and shamed

Anger over private jet emissions: Tom Cruise, Kylie Jenner, Taylor Swift among A-listers named and shamed

Quaffing champagne at 40,000ft, flying from glitzy party to awards dos and back again in time for bed — it’s a hard life being an A-lister with your own luxury jet. But the high life has come under fire this week, as celebrities are being named and shamed for their excessive use of private planes. A single private jet emits as much carbon dioxide in an hour as the average person does in an entire year, with private flights 14 times more polluting (per passenger) than a commercial plane. Yet their super-rich owners — many of whom boast about their apparent eco credentials — are hopping on and off their jets for trips that last less than 15 minutes. using data compiled by an international flight tracker, British marketing agency …
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