The rich 1% cause half of planes' global warming CO2 emissions, says study

Frequent-flying 'super emitters' are a major contributor to climate change, but Covid-19 is a chance to change this, researchers say

22 November 2020 - 00:00 By Elizabeth Sleith

Just 1% of the world's population is responsible for 50% of airplanes' carbon emissions, says a new study...

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