Questions tagged [environment]

Questions related to the impact travelling has on the environment.

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Places to visit in Granada at night [on hold]

Can anyone please suggest a source to find places to visit at night in Granada other than going into a bar? Like is there a site with a list of touristic locations opened after the usual museum/...
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How does the climate impact of an LNG-powered cruise ship compare to flying? [migrated]

Taking the Iona as an example, it is claimed that "The cruise ship will have a reduced carbon footprint with zero sulphur and nitrogen emissions." Sulphur and nitrogen, while pollutants, are not ...
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How to choose flights more environmentally friendly based on adding stopovers versus (ultra-)long-haul? [closed]

Background information Wikipedia says the following on fight distance in relation to fuel consumption overall: For long-haul flights, the airplane needs to carry additional fuel, leading to higher ...
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How do I minimise waste on a flight?

I'll be taking several long-haul flights over the next month. From previous experience I know I'll probably be getting a fair bit of single-use plastic. I am keen on minimising waste, particularly ...
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Is it possible to environmentally offset long-distance air travel?

I've been doing some web research on whether it is possible to offset carbon usage‡ for non-critical long-distance air travel, or indeed whether carbon-offsetting should be rejected on the basis that ...
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Environmental impact of ferries

When I travel, I try to limit my environmental impact. I don't want to refrain from travelling completely, but when I do travel, I tend to favour ground-level transportation over air-transportation, ...