Is it still cool to pose with your private jet? Tristan Hunt of AFEM interviewed by BBC Newsbeat


May 13, 2019 publication descriptionBBC, Jimmy Blake Newsbeat,

"Is it still cool to pose by your private jet in a day where the environment is so pivotal?" asks Tristan Hunt from the Association For Electronic Music (AFEM). Speaking to BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat about music's impact on the environment, he adds: "Is it still cool to be a fan supporting that person or should fans be looking to reach out to artists and ask them questions about it?" Tristan, who is in charge of AFEM's green initiatives, admits sometimes "there's no alternative" to using a jet because of packed schedules. "But for those who need to do it - are they then able to set an example by offsetting those flights? "That could be planting trees or mangroves, basically doing things that help neutralise the carbon which they produce during air travel."

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