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Turns Out Shipping Is Actually Way Worse for the Planet Than Flying


Not sure why I'm only noticing this now, but seems that last month, someone at the U.N. leaked a report assessing the climate-changing emissions from shipping and the picture ain't pretty. The report, which the Guardian obtained, says shipping emissions are three times what we previously thought, and that that industry releases almost twice as much as the aviation industry. Have a look at the report about the report here, and check out one possible solution GOOD has covered in the past: using giant kites to pull cargo ships.

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