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It’s time to ban private jets – SWI swissinfo.ch

No immediate measure that inconveniences so few people can cut greenhouse gas emissions like banning private jets, argues Mario Huber.   point of view Point of view logo For a long time private jets were merely seen as a status symbol for wealth and success. But lately, stories highlighting their environmental impact have also appeared and rightly so. Nothing else burns as much fossil fuel for the sole use …

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Campaign crunch time for Democrats forces progressives to eye private jets

DES MOINES, Iowa — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have spent the past year courting the Democratic Party’s base with appeals to the working class and sweeping promises to curb climate change. But as they balance their responsibilities to participate in the Senate’s impeachment trial and rally voters on the campaign trail, they’re turning to …

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Campaign crunch time forces progressives to eye private jets

DES MOINES, Iowa — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have spent the past year courting the Democratic Party’s base with appeals to the working class and sweeping promises to curb climate change. But as they balance their responsibilities to participate in the Senate’s impeachment trial and rally voters on the campaign trail, they’re turning to …

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What impact do private jets and celebrity lifestyles have on the fight against climate change? | CBC Radio

The CEO of a company that sells private jets to corporations says his clients are concerned about climate change, but ultimately they “still have to conduct their business.”  “We are still living in the 21st century and people do have to understand that,” said Steve Varsano, founder of The Jet Business. “We’re not in the Stone Age, and …

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Chartering private jets hardly in line with Green New Deal

When it comes to climate change, are liberal proponents of the costly Green New Deal and other radical environmental initiatives bamboozling Americans? There isn’t a day that goes by that liberal lawmakers and Democratic presidential contenders aren’t screaming from the rooftops about the “apocalyptic” effects of climate change. They tell us the world is coming …

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Davos says it is focusing on the climate crisis, but its billionaires and world leaders are still arriving on private jets

The World Economic Forum made the idea of a sustainable world the key theme for this year’s event Davos, Switzerland. But the financial, political, and celebrity elites that travel to the event will largely continue to travel by private jet, which is hugely damaging to the environment. The WEF says it offsets the carbon emitted …

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Private Jet Charter 2018 Masters Augusta National Golf Club Tournament

The Masters is considered as golf’s biggest and most important tournament. Held annually at Augusta, Georgia, this event brings together some of the game’s best players, legends, and power brokers. Being invited to be a part of this event means you are part of the who’s who in golf. Being able to become a spectator …

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A YouTube video editor who works with David Dobrik’s Vlog Squad told us what it’s like to film top creators, from private jets to quick turnarounds

Joe Vulpis, 29, is a YouTube video editor and creator known for appearing in and working for several members of David Dobrik’s Vlog Squad.  Vulpis, who runs his own YouTube channel with 580,000 subscribers, shared what it has been like to work for some of the top creators on YouTube.  He said working freelance as …

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Hinsdale accountant admits to embezzling $65M from clients to buy private jets, yachts and guns

The Dirksen Federal Building, 219 S. Dearborn St. | Sun-Times Media Sultan Issa embezzled the money over seven years from a number of victims, including an Art Institute of Chicago trustee. A west suburban accountant pleaded guilty Friday to embezzling millions of dollars from a trustee of the Art Institute of Chicago, using the money …

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Joaquin Phoenix used his Golden Globe speech to ask his fellow celebs to stop taking private jets to the Palm Springs Film Fest

Joaquin Phoenix is already having a pretty busy awards season. This week, he was honored at the Palm Springs Film Festival and, just a couple days later, he won the best actor award at the Golden Globes for his role as The Joker – where he used his acceptance speech to ask other celebrities in …

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