Aircraft Emissions Expected to Grow, but Technological and Operational Improvements and Government Policies Can Help Control Emissions

June 2009
GAO Reports;6/8/2009, preceding p1
Government Document
The article reports on the control of aircraft emission by way of technological and operational improvements and government policies in the U.S. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reveals that aviation is accountable for about 2% of human-generated global carbon dioxide emissions. It mentions that several policy options to direct aircraft emission are accessible to governments and have the potential to be part of wider policies to handle emissions from several sources.


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