The Flight Free Podcast
#FlightFree2020 episode 12: reflections on 2020

#FlightFree2020 episode 12: reflections on 2020

December 14, 2020

Flight Free 2020 didn't work out at all the way we thought it would. Here, the whole team discusses what the year meant to them.

#FlightFree2020 episode 11: business travel

#FlightFree2020 episode 11: business travel

December 7, 2020

We speak to Gope Walker, CEO of an IT company with clients and staff across three continents, about how it's possible to run a successful business without flying.

#FlightFree2020 episode 10: cycle touring

#FlightFree2020 episode 10: cycle touring

November 3, 2020

For low-carbon travel, you can't beat the humble bicycle. We speak to Debs and Jo, two seasoned (but very normal) cycle tourers about the wonders of exploring on two wheels.

#FlightFree2020 episode 9: a 2.3 tonne lifestyle

#FlightFree2020 episode 9: a 2.3 tonne lifestyle

September 24, 2020

Science communicator Dr Emily Grossman joins us to discuss what action we need to take to reach a sustainable carbon footprint. 

#FlightFree2020 episode 8: stay-at-home-travel

#FlightFree2020 episode 8: stay-at-home-travel

August 21, 2020

We interview two travel writers who have taken the flight free 2020 pledge: Helen Coffey of the Independent and Steph Parker from Big World Small Pockets. On the list of topics for discussion is what Covid-19 means for travel, and how we can still be curious and excited about travelling closer to home.

#FlightFree2020 episode 7: behaviour change

#FlightFree2020 episode 7: behaviour change

July 28, 2020

Steve Westlake from Cardiff University joins us to discuss behaviour change and how our individual actions can create a social shift. 

#FlightFree2020 episode 6: flight-free Europe

#FlightFree2020 episode 6: flight-free Europe

July 3, 2020

We hear from Dr Alexandra Jellicoe about why it's important to take action on the climate, enjoying the experience of travelling by train, the European destinations on our doorstep and the value of staying put.

#FlightFree2020 episode 5: carbon offsets and green technology

#FlightFree2020 episode 5: carbon offsets and green technology

May 7, 2020

We talk to Dr Roger Tyers from the University of Southampton about the viability of carbon offsetting and green technology in reducing emissions from aviation.

#FlightFree2020 episode 4: transatlantic travel

#FlightFree2020 episode 4: transatlantic travel

April 6, 2020

Adventurer, author and speaker Kate Rawles shares the tales of her transatlantic bicycle adventures exploring the climate and biodiversity crises. Her latest adventure involved crossing the ocean on a cargo ship and we discuss the merits of cargo travel, and talk about what transatlantic travel might look like in the future.

#FlightFree2020 episode 3: climate science

#FlightFree2020 episode 3: climate science

March 3, 2020

We explore the science behind climate change with comedian Dr Matt Winning

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