TITLE

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

PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;6/8/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
41771947

 

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