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Airplane Emissions

UN Aviation Body Reaches Emissions Deal

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Valerie Volcovici MONTREAL, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The United Nations body in charge of civil aviation has reached a con...

Which Airlines Are The Most Fuel-Efficient?

Posted 09.12.2013 | Green

In an age where mile-high airfares have become the norm, largely due to rising fuel costs, which airline is the most fuel-efficient? Apparently, th...

Secretary Kerry: Secure a Global Agreement to Reduce Aviation's Carbon Pollution

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green
Jake Schmidt

The aviation sector shouldn't be left off the hook to help address global warming. Next week Secretary Kerry has the chance to help advance an international agreement to cut aviation's global warming pollution. It is time for his leadership on this issue.

Eco Etiquette: What's The Latest On Eco-Friendly Air Travel?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. Has there been any progre...

To Fly or Drive?

Rebecca Anderson | Posted 01.28.2012 | Green
Rebecca Anderson

If you're traveling over the holidays and you can't pack the whole family into the car (or better yet, bus or, my personal favorite, train), here are a few things you can do to lighten your carbon load.

Aviation Industry on Trial: The Dark Arts of Climate Obstructionism

Kelly Rigg | Posted 09.04.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

The European Court of Justice is set to hold its first hearing today on the legality of the European Union's emissions trading plan for the airline industry.

U.S. Airlines Take EU To Court Over Emissions Cap

AP | By SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 09.04.2011 | Green

BRUSSELS -- U.S. airlines took the European Union to court on Tuesday arguing that its imposition of emissions caps on non-European carriers breaches ...

Eco Etiquette: 6 Tips For (More) Eco-Friendly Flying

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

I generally try to be eco-conscious, but it always seems like all bets are off when I have to fly somewhere. Obviously, air travel itself is bad for t...