The environmental impact of aviation is an undeniable reality, and seeing eye to eye with our personal carbon footprint means accepting that our flights are the biggest culprits. Thousands of white vehicles fly over our heads every second, however, fueling these flights is not an easy task for our Earth. Fossil fuels attribute to climate change and its consequences, such as sea-level rise, intense heat waves , hurricanes, flooding , and drought greatly. Airlines have been combating against climate change for some time now, and it seems that Delta Air Lines is taking its place among them. Starting on March 1, 2020, Delta Air Lines will be investing $1 billion over the next 10 years to become carbon neutral. If all goes to plan, Delta will become the first carbon-neutral airline. The investment’s center point is offsetting the carbon produced by flights, however, the airline will also try to develop new travel technologies and reduce overall carbon emissions and waste. Delta CEO, Ed Bastian, stated on a LinkedIn post that “Travelers shouldn’t have to choose between flying and being good environmental stewards. The broad, industry-leading work we’ve done over the past decade isn’t enough – we need to do […]

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