The world’s second richest man has sold his private jet after being tracked by Twitter climate activists.
Bernard Arnault - the CEO of luxury goods company LVMH and co-founder of Louis Vuitton - is worth an eye-watering €140 billion.
The billionaire’s company has sold its private jet after a social media account started tracing his flights and tallying his carbon emissions.
“Indeed, with all these stories, the group had a plane and we sold it," Arnault told France’s Radio Classique.
"The result now is that no one can see where I go because I rent planes when I use private planes.".
In 2021, a teenager set up a twitter account to track Elon Musk’s jet movements.
Because they generally carry small numbers of passengers, they are up to 14 times more polluting than commercial planes. »