Study: Every passenger on a round-trip transatlantic flight kills 30 square feet of Arctic sea ice

Does your plane flight really have an impact on the climate? A 2016 Science paper by Dirk Notz and Julienne Stroeve estimates the relationship between greenhouse gases and Arctic sea ice loss, and it’s not pretty. According to Notz and Stroeve: Arctic sea ice is retreating rapidly, raising prospects of a future ice-free Arctic Ocean…