Just one of 50 aviation industry climate targets met, study finds

Charity’s report says nearly all targets set since 2000 have been missed, revised or quietly ignored

The international aviation industry has failed to meet all but one of 50 of its own climate targets in the past two decades, environment campaigners say.

A report commissioned by the climate charity Possible assessed every target set by the industry since 2000 and found that nearly all had been missed, revised or quietly ignored. The charity says the findings undermine a UK government plan to leave airlines to reduce their emissions through self-regulation.

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Airline emissions, Travel and transport, Greenhouse gas emissions, Transport policy, Airline industry, Air transport, Politics, Environment, Business, World news, UK news UK news | The Guardian

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