Jasmine Parker

How can we justify travel as the planet boils?

With the climate emergency in the spotlight, it is becoming increasingly difficult to avoid the question of whether we, as travellers, can possibly justify flying around the world. A travel journalist, who questioned whether “travel writing — or even traveling — [is] still morally legitimate” seems convinced that with shifting cultural values and a bigger discussion about climate change and what we can do to stop it, his career will soon die out. I, however, wouldn’t be so sure.
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Posted Nov. 29, 2019