17 Apr '11, 1am

Think 1 person can't make a dent when it comes to energy consumption? Think again

Think 1 person can't make a dent when it comes to energy consumption? Think again

Aviation presents a similar problem. There is no single study which compares jet fuel use for passenger flights versus air freight shipping. But the relative proportion of total fuel use can be extrapolated by comparing passenger kilometers traveled versus tonne-kilometers for freight on the top 10 carriers. Here I assumed a passenger weighs on average 150 lbs and is carrying 50 lbs of stuff (i.e. 11 passengers per tonne):

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