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Airlines' CO2 emissions rising up to 70% faster than predicted

Airlines' CO2 emissions rising up to 70% faster than predicted
Friday 20
3:41 2019

Worldwide CO 2 emissions from commercial flights are rising up to 70% faster than predicted by the UN, according to an analysis. Carbon dioxide emitted by airlines increased by 32% from 2013 to 2018, according to a study by the International Council on Clean Transportation. The US-based ICCT, which exposed the Volkswagen dieselgate scandal, estimated global air travel for passengers and freight emitted 918m tonnes of CO 2 last year. Researchers said the rate of growth far exceeded that used to develop projections for CO 2 emissions by the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organization. The ICCT report says: “The implied ...

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The Guardian : Airlines' CO2 emissions rising up to 70% faster than predicted

Summary: Worldwide CO 2 emissions from commercial flights are rising up to 70% faster than predicted by the UN, according to an analysis. Carbon dioxide emitted by airlines increased by 32% from 2013 to 2018, according to a study by the International Council on Clean Transportation. The US-based ICCT, which exposed ...

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