Flight Free USA is a grassroots campaign which asks people to agree not to fly in the year of 2020 – on condition that 100,000 others will also pledge to do the same.

It’s about taking collective responsibility to reduce the amount we fly in order to lessen our impact on the planet. Flying less is one of the most powerful ways we as individuals can reduce our carbon footprint, and with experts predicting that we have just a handful of years to take meaningful action on climate change, there has never been a better time to address the issue.

Many of us fly without a second thought – it is an ingrained part of our culture, and a part of our global society, as people, goods and services are transported around the globe. Flight Free USA aims to raise awareness of the impact of those flights and inspire people to take action.

It is easy to think that individual actions don’t make a difference, and not to bother trying. But if we can show that there are 100,000 people who are prepared to take an air-free year, we send a clear signal to industry and politicians – and also to each other – that there are many who are willing to change their lifestyles to protect the climate.


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FLIGHT FREE 2020 USA

You can make a difference and inspire others to take climate action. Pledge to not fly for 365 days starting 1/1/2020.


Take a Flight Diet

Not ready to Stay On The Ground in 2020 but concerned about significantly reducing your carbon footprint? Global carbon emissions need to be reduced by 50% within the next few years to avoid catastrophic climate change. Start your flight diet today!


Our personal consumer choices have ecological, social, and spiritual consequences. It is time to re-examine some of our deeply held notions that underlie our lifestyles.
— - David Suzuki
Every round-trip trans-Atlantic flight (NYC-Paris) emits enough carbon dioxide to melt 64 square feet of Arctic sea ice.
— (Assuming a loss of 3 square meters of sea-ice area per metric ton of CO2 emission.) https://science.sciencemag.org/content/354/6313/747