Don’t pitch jets against pets in the heating up climate debate
SummaryThe CEO of private-aircraft operator Luxaviation Group, Patrick Hansen, defended his industry's environmental record by comparing the carbon emission of one of his company's customers to that of three dogs in a year. However, the comparison has been criticized as unequa
If you’re going to try and defend your industry’s carbon emissions, you’d do well not to aim at people’s beloved pets. But that’s exactly what Patrick Hansen, CEO of private-aircraft operator Luxaviation Group, did at the Financial Times’s Business of Luxury summit. Defending his industry’s environmental record, he explained that one of his company’s customers produced the same amount of CO2 flying privately as three dogs did in a year.