When a friend casually asks why some politicians want to tax aviation

Aarne Granlund
2 min readAug 30, 2019

“Domestic aviation is not the biggest problem, the problem is global growth. 80 % of aviation is 1500+ km. (A certain Nordic airline) will have some electric planes on short routes in ten years to my knowledge.

The reason why aviation is being discussed is the cumulative growth out to 2050: it will produce a massive additional amount of carbon…

Aarne Granlund

Climate mitigation expert. Sufficiency is my lifestyle. Fly fishing, skiing, nature.