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BWB Text: #NoFly: Walking the Talk on Climate Change (No Fly)

BWB Text: #NoFly: Walking the Talk on Climate Change (No Fly)

  • Author: Hendy, Shaun
  • ISBN: 9781988587080
  • Availability: Not in stock: we’ll order it in
$NZ 14.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 14.99
"By avoiding planes for a year, I found that I had cut my carbon dioxide emissions from travel to just over 1 tonne. This was a reduction of 95 per cent from my 2017 carbon footprint from travel. It felt good." What happens when a leading New Zealand scientist (and frequent traveller) rules out flying for a year? From overnight buses to epic train journeys, Shaun Hendy's experiences speak to our desire to do something - anything - in the face of growing climate anxiety. #NoFly confronts the hard questions of one person's attempt `to adapt'. Was this initiative merely symbolic? Did it compromise his work, his life? And has it left him feeling more optimistic that we can, indeed, reach a low-emissions future?

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