Changing Course: Jewel Changi and the Ethics of Aviation

Jewel, the latest addition to Changi Airport, transports you to a “mythical garden” with sleep canopy bridges, bouncy sky nets and a manicured hedge maze.

Mathias Ooi tackles the complicated ethics of aviation in the age of climate change. While eco-conscious Singaporeans sometimes obsess over individual choices, governments ultimately play a more significant role in shaping the demand for aviation.

Would you be willing to reduce your air travel, or give it up entirely?

How much responsibility do individual consumers have for aviation emissions that contribute to climate change, as compared to corporations and governments?

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