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Dale on air travel and coronavirus
School of Environment and Sustainability Prof. Ann Dale was interviewed by cbc.ca about the relationship between airline travel and the COVID-19 virus as well as the sustainability of international air travel.
Here is an excerpt:
"We've got a virus that is spreading more rapidly because of our advances in airline travel. Ironically, it's also resulting in a decrease in that airline travel."
She said it raises questions about how much international travel is sustainable.
"What are the limits and optimal scale of travelling? How many greenhouse gas emissions do you want to consume?" she said.
"Maybe it's time we started addressing questions about limits and scale on human consumption."
The article appeared on cbc.ca.