Professor slammed after flying 20,000 miles to Tahiti for climate change lecture

Mirror – A controversial ­scientist flew 20,000 miles to Tahiti and back… to preach about global warming. Prof Phil Jones’ trip to the ­Pacific is among more than a QUARTER OF A MILLION miles of air travel he has racked up in the past five years. The boffin’s fuel-burning flights mean his carbon footprint is so big it would take 95 acres of trees a year to absorb it all, ­Government figures show. Critics have blasted Prof Jones, who works on reports about the environmental dangers of ­flying, for “breathtaking ­hypocrisy”. Read article

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