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Norman Foster Defends Air Travel

Source:  Bloomberg

Norman Foster, the British architect famous for building airports, minimized the aviation industry’s impact on climate change in an interview with Bloomberg. “I would argue that everything has a footprint, and in relative terms, the carbon footprint of air travel is relatively small,” he said.

Bloomberg: The Carbon Footprint of Air Travel Is Relatively Small, Norman Foster Says (Video)

Norman Foster is one of the world’s most revered architects, and a pioneer of sustainable design. In the latest episode of Leaders With Lacqua Goes Green, the Foster + Partners founder speaks to Francine Lacqua about how the space race of the 1960s inspired what he calls a “planetary awareness,” gives his thoughts on how the pandemic will change building and city design going forward and defends his work on airports that some green campaigners have criticized. 

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