How Low-Carbon Can You Go: The Green Travel Ranking

What is the most climate-friendly way to get there from here? Sightline did the math on that question, ranking different transportation options by greenhouse gas emissions (note that rankings vary depending on vehicle type and occupancy, see our sources and citations here). How do your transportation emissions measure up? Turns out that the best strategy for reducing your impact: walk, bike, or fill up a seat that’s already going your way!

Transportation Emissions: The short version


The long version: additional categories and data.

Low Carbon Transportation

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How can you reduce your transportation emissions? Sightline does the math on the most climate-friendly way to travel. We chart CO2 emissions by transportation mode, from an SUV to a plane to a bus. Also shows differences based on occupancy (i.e. full bus vs. half-full bus).