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Environment Agency bans short-haul flights

June 9, 2010

Well, following on from my last post, I’ve just read that the UK’s Environment Agency has become the first government-backed body to bar staff from:

…taking flights within England and Wales, or to destinations in Northern Europe served by Eurostar.

It’s trying to encourage employees to plan ahead to book rail tickets or consider teleconferencing instead. Sounds like a great idea; I wonder if other departments and companies will follow suit soon?

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