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IoES Director of Communications David Colgan in Los Angeles Magazine: For L.A.’s Jet Setters, Semiprivate Flights Are Taking Off

Some Angelenos are waving goodbye to flying commercial and opting for luxe—and sometimes surprisingly cheap—semiprivate flights. But traveling this way has a greater environmental impact, says David Colgan from the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA. “If it’s two smaller jets filled to the brim versus one half-full 737, the two jets will likely emit more pollution.”