NEWS OF THE WEEK: Taylor Swift's rep responds to critical report on private jet usage

Last Friday, analysts at marketing company Yard published a report claiming that the singer's jet made 170 flights between 1 January and 19 July. Labelling Taylor as the "biggest celebrity CO2e polluter of this year so far," it was alleged that her total flight emissions for the year come in at 8,293.54 tonnes, or 1,184.8 times more than the average person's total annual emissions. In response, Taylor's spokesperson issued a statement in which they insisted that the popstar had "loaned" out the aircraft to others.

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