Global Elite, 400 Jets Flock to Scotland – Emit More CO2 in 1 Day Than 1,600 Scots Produce in a Year


Climate hypocrisy by elite leaders from around the world hit a new low with the United Nations COP26 summit in Glasgow, Scotland, this week.

Over 400 private jets descended on the summit carrying primarily private-sector leaders such as Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, according to Page Six.

That figure does not even include government jets, including President Joe Biden’sAir Force One.

“The average private jet, and we are not talking Air Force One, emits two tons of CO2 for every hour in flight,” Matt Finch of the U.K.’s Transport and Environment campaign told The Sunday Mail.

“To put it in context, the total carbon footprint of an ordinary citizen — including everywhere they travel and everything they consume — is around eight tons a year.”

“It can’t be stressed enough how bad private jets are for the environment, it is the worst way to travel by miles. Our research has found that most journeys could easily be completed on scheduled flights,” he added.

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