LONDON — Climate awareness has come a long a way, according to Ryanair‘s CEO Michael O’Leary, who concedes he was an initially an environmental skeptic himself.
Speaking to CNBC on Wednesday, O’Leary said: “I was one of the original skeptics.”
When asked what made him change his mind, he replied: “We learn from our experiences. Frankly, 20, 30 years ago we all thought the environmentalists were a bunch of nutters, you know. Clearly, it’s moved front and center, it is something that our customers and the people working here at Ryanair wants us to focus on and we tend to be very responsive.”
The airline industry has come under immense pressure to reduce carbon emissions in recent years, and…