…Flight of fancy

5th August 2023. The world is awash with aircraft as that small percentage of the population who regularly use aircraft hasten the globe to its doom. Total global aircraft emissions are about equal to global power station emissions and let’s not talk about noise and health issues. The penny is dropping. The UK has determined that the nett outflow of wealth due to aviation exceeds the inflow and that the average airport puts out the same emission quantity as four coal fired power stations. ‘ What’s that goat doing in this cloud’