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Flying with the filthy rich: The world's top 10 eco sinners

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by PATRICK COLLINSON

Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes
He may be short at 5'5" (165cm) but Tom 'emissions impossible' Cruise casts a very long carbon shadow.

HOLLYWOOD, California (24 Jan 2007) -- When Tony Blair announced he had no intention of giving up long-haul flights, environmental groups were enraged. Although emissions from aviation account for a small percentage of the greenhouse gases produced by the UK, most campaigners say restricting flights will be an important part of cutting our carbon footprint.

"Should I Really Give Up Flying" (a BBC television production) explores the arguments for and against giving up air travel. But while the rest of us may be thinking twice before we book that cheap flight, in the land of celebrity they seem to have few qualms about clocking up the air miles.

When it comes to flying, these are my top 10 eco sinners...

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