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A few years ago, a question popped up that spurred me to do some research and crunch some numbers (https://sustainability.stackexchange.com/a/6204/4886): I just calculated some more specific numbers for the opportunity cost of a single passenger on an A 300-600 over a 2,000km trip. Assuming the plane is half-full of just about everything (fuel, cargo, ...


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Setting your objective as "making them understand" is going to make progress very difficult. Tim has made a similar observation in an earlier answer, but I disagree with Tim's conclusion that you should negotiate a common position on air travel and visits home: that would be desirable, but may well be impossible to achieve. Deep disagreements between ...


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There is this study in PLOS about dogs and cats.


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How can I make my family understand my CO2-emissions-related hesitation to fly in order to spend time with them? You want to keep your carbon footprint as low as possible, I get that. But, I feel I need to frame-challenge this question: Right now, the message you are sending your family, is that your high morals (righteous and laudable as they may be!), ...


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As an investor, I have a similar problem. For example, I want to fund the production of wind turbines. If my lifestyle requires 5 kW (peak) of wind turbines, should my wind turbine production assets be capable of producing wind turbines for the 5 kW peak production in 5 years, 10 years, or 20 years? I also want to fund the production of electrolysis cells ...


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