Wednesday, Dec 9th, 2009
Delegates at the Copenhagen climate change conference are being told that the price of air travel has to rise as the world meets the challenge of capping carbon emissions and keeping temperatures from rising.
A report by Britain’s Committee on Climate Change (COCC) suggests the airline industry can grow by as much as 60 per cent by 2050 without affecting the country’s ambitious climate targets.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has promised to cut carbon emissions by 80 per cent on 1990 levels over the next 40 years.
Heathrow in London is the busiest airport in the world – 70 million passengers transit through there every year.
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This article was posted: Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 11:45 am