SoC Deep Dive
The fact that aviation has a significant impact on global emissions is no news to anyone. Nonetheless, Stefan Gössling (Lund University) and Andreas Humped investigated the topic and shared some numbers to understand the problem better. They found that only 1% of the world population from the USA, Luxemburg, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and Canada likely account for more than half of the total emissions from passenger air travel.
The Guardian has a neat summary of the study's findings, or read the full paper by clicking on the Read More button.