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
PassBlue asked youths participating in the 2019 New York City Climate Change Strike March their thoughts on taxing air travel and if they think it is a good idea.

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