Why are people still flying to climate conferences by private jet?
By Carole Roberts, Researcher, Carbon Footprint of Transport, UCL
Mark Maslin, Professor of Natural Sciences, UCL
Priti Parikh, Professor of Infrastructure Engineering and International Development, UCL
Rishi Sunak, David Cameron and King Charles are just three of the more than 70,000 delegates from nearly 200 countries at the latest UN climate summit in Dubai, COP28. But they are among hundreds who will have travelled there by private jet. In fact, the UK prime minister, foreign secretary and king even travelled in three…
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- Friday, December 1st 2023