This was an advantage one could say. I should take no flights of course. This is the single most important thing that people can do to reduce their carbon footprint. It would have made it difficult to get to Iceland though...
Here's an animation from Flight Free on Vimeo. If you go to the main site you can also sign a pledge to be flight free for 2021.
If the world opens up again in 2021, I wonder whether we will see an explosion of travel and people wanting to head out into the world again. Or should we all be exploring more locally, something Michael Palin mentioned in an interview which I blogged at the time.
There are lots of things we can do to reduce our carbon footprints, like eating less meat, using renewable energy, or driving less. But did you know that just one flight could wipe out all those savings?
As well as reducing emissions, choosing not to fly sends a signal to politicians and industry that people are ready for change.
More and more people are choosing not to fly for climate reasons. Could you join them?