Airlines Counter Flight Shaming By Lobbying for More Outside Investments

by Sonah Lee. This article originally appeared on PassBlue.

The airline industry accounts for 2 percent of global carbon emissions, and the UN predicts that travel will more than triple in the next 30 years. Biofuel use is one way to reduce emissions, but the industry says that it is a costly alternative and needs outside investments. PHOTOSFORCLASS

Before the teenage activist Greta Thunberg made headlines with her scathing speech at this year’s United Nations Climate Action Summit, she crossed the Atlantic Ocean by and entered New York Harbor in lower Manhattan.