Sustainicum Collection

Consus The aim of the project is to establish a regional science-society network for sustainability innovations in Albania and Kosovo in order to strengthen the connection and collaboration of institutions in the field of higher education, research and practice.

Resource facts

  • Independent of the number of students
  • 15 to 30 min
  • Internet connection necessary
  • English

Resource Description

How to calculate your carbon footprint from flying (video 4'37'')(Resource ID: 578)

Dr Hugh Hunt from the University of Cambridge in the UK calculates the true cost of flying per person by using a simple calculation of fuel consumption, number of people and the weight based on a flight from London to Sydney in Australia.

A video by Nick Breeze

Learning Outcomes
Simple calculation of CO2 production during a flight from London to Sydney
Related Teaching Resources
No specific previous knowledge / related resources required
Sustainability criteria
  • Related to global challenges / needs
  • Holistic thinking
  • Long-term thinking
Preparation Efforts
Sources and Links

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Center for Global Change and Sustainability


Richard Kromp
This teaching resource is allocated to following University:
BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
Center for Global Change and Sustainability (BOKU Vienna)


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Pillars of Sustainability

  • environment

Teaching Tools & Methods

  • Video