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Global Airplane Carbon Rules Too Weak to Protect Climate


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Global Airplane Carbon Rules Too Weak to Protect Climate

MONTREAL - The first international standards for carbon pollution from airplanes recommended today by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) would be too weak to protect the climate. Proposed standards just released in Montreal by the international body’s environmental committee would barely trim carbon emissions from new planes and would not even apply to in-service aircraft.

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