One of the biggest issues we face when we travel is reducing or eliminating our carbon footprint. Carbon emissions are devastating to our environment, so I was wondering how do the different modes of transport compare? Obviously walking and cycling is the best thing we can do but for holidays and breaks away what is the most environmentally friendly mode of transport?
In the categories of Fuel Efficiency and Carbon Dioxide Emissions the results per passenger/mile at average maximum capacity are clear:
We can also offset our carbon footprint in many ways and The Carbon Fund's website has some great advice on how you can be more mindful of the environment in your daily life.