Celebrities utilizing personal jets for frequent flights has develop into a sizzling subject lately, after Kylie Jenner obtained backlash for flying personal amid a local weather disaster. But based on a brand new examine, it seems as if Taylor Swift is the largest superstar polluter of all of them.
The report comes from sustainability advertising and marketing agency Yard, which researched over 1,500 superstar flights utilizing public knowledge from the whistleblower Twitter account Celebrity Jets with a purpose to discover the celebrities with the very best CO2 emissions. The examine recorded the variety of flights every star has taken up to now, the typical time of their flights, the variety of miles traveled, and the entire CO2 emissions because the starting of the yr.
Surprisingly, the “Bad Blood” singer is available in at primary with 8,293.54 tonnes of flight emissions this yr. That is 1,184.8 instances greater than the typical individual’s complete annual emissions, based on Yard.
Swift has traveled on her personal jet a complete of 170 instances since January, along with her common flight time being simply 80 minutes. The firm additionally discovered that her shortest flight was a 36-minute journey from Missouri to Nashville.
While Kylie Jenner obtained criticism final week for sharing a photograph of her two personal jets, the Kylie Cosmetics founder didn’t even make the highest ten celebrities with the very best carbon emissions. However, her sister Kim Kardashian was ranked at quantity seven with 4268.5 tonnes of carbon emissions and her accomplice Travis Scott was named quantity ten.
Much like Jenner’s publish, it didn’t take lengthy for social media to react to Taylor Swift’s rating because the primary superstar with the very best carbon emissions. “Girl, you’re making it harder and harder for me to defend you,” tweeted one fan in response to the report, whereas one other shared a cheeky rendition to Swift’s tune “august” in gentle of the information.
On 15 July, the Kardashians star posted a black-and-white Instagram picture of herself and Scott hugging in entrance of their two personal jets, alongside the caption: “You wanna take mine or yours?” Fans shortly referred to as out Jenner for the “obnoxious” publish, whereas others identified the probably carbon footprint of her personal jet utilization. It was later revealed by Celebrity Jets on Twitter that, based on Jenner’s flight path, she was solely within the air for simply three minutes.
Since the start of 2022, celebrities have emitted a mean of 3376.64 tonnes of CO2 emissions of their personal jet utilization – 482.37 instances greater than the typical individual’s annual emissions, based on Yard.
Among the record of personal jet perpetrators included Floyd Mayweather, Jay-Z, Alex Rodriguez, Blake Shelton, Steven Spielberg, and Oprah Winfrey.