EEA WARNS THAT EUROPEAN AVIATION CARBON EMISSIONS WILL KEEP GROWING

A REPORT from the European Environment Agency (EEA) has raised concerns about the growth in carbon emissions from the European aviation sector. Noting that emissions from international aviation in Europe have more than doubled since 1990 (up 108%), they have also increased between 2013 and 2016 at an average rate of almost 2% annually. The report said the sector is “expected to continue to grow rapidly in the coming decades”, with a predicted annual growth in emissions from the European aviation sector of between 1% and 4%, looking at the European Union, ...


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