(Washington Post illustration; iStock) Across Europe, flying has become the activity that the environmentally minded love to shun. Fueled by activists in Sweden and the term “flygskam,” which loosely translates to “flight shame,” the movement has captured the attention of airlines, travel agencies, tour operators and even politicians. The groundswell provoked a defense of air travel from an airline industry trade group official. “Flying […]
Europe’s ‘flight shame’ movement doesn’t stand a chance in the U.S.