Aviation and climate change

The aviation industry currently accounts for 2.5% of all carbon emissions—a figure that could rise to 22% by 2050.

July 3, 2018

Recorded on July 13, 2018.

The Five Thousand Pound Life is the League’s ongoing initiative to rethink our collective future through design in the face of climate change.

In this video, designers and researchers discuss opportunities to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions generated by the aviation industry.

Speakers include Robert Chicas, Daniel Aldana Cohen, Bryan Comer, Kai Flender, Alice Larkin, and Jesse LeCavalier.


Alex Klatskin on shipping containers

Through the lens of historic and current trade routes, Klatskin, General Partner of Forsgate Industrial Partners, shows how climate change has affected the distribution of goods.

Five Thousand Pound Life Video 2014