Wellington Airport: cut carbon but add more flights

From The Panel, 4:54 pm on 23 October 2019

Wellington Airport's annonced yesterday plans for a $1 billion upgrade, which targets cutting carbon emissions from operations by 30 percent over the next 11 years.

But it also wants to increase the number of flights by a quarter by 2040 - which has been met with wide-eyed despair from academics and climate change activists.

Professor of Physics Shaun Hendy went a whole year without flying and joins the discussion.