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Environment

Does air travel have a green future?

Flying is one of the most polluting and privileged forms of travel. The aviation industry is facing growing pressure to wean itself off fossil fuels to bring down CO2 emissions. Can it succeed? Or do we need to stop flying altogether?

Listen to audio 38:43

Interviewees featured in this episode:

  • Ashutosh Pandey, DW business reporter
  • Thomas Fowler, director of sustainability at Ryanair
  • Lauren Riley, managing director of global environmental affairs and sustainability at United Airlines
  • Magdalena Heuwieser, campaigner at the Stay Grounded network
  • Dietrich Brockhagen, CEO and founder of atmosfair