A website that tracks the flights of celebrity private jets is creating a firestorm for Kylie Jenner and once again making private aviation a lightning rod for climate advocates. After several days of articles that branded the reality star a “climate criminal” for a series of sub-20-minute flights, the Boston Globe today highlighted short flights by Drake, Steven Spielberg and Mark Wahlberg.
Like many of the other reports, the Boston Globe article attempted to link private aviation usage to climate change. “Private jet trips were responsible for nearly 34 million metric tons of carbon pollution in 2016, according to one 2020 study,” the author noted while failing to mention
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