1% ‘super emitters’ responsible for over 50% of aviation emissions

Just 1% of the world’s population accounts for more than half of the CO2 emissions from passenger air travel, according to a new study. The lead researcher says flying is ‘an elite activity’ in which very rich participants are given a $100 billion subsidy through not paying for the 1 billion tonnes of CO2 emissions they cause.

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Just 1% of the world’s population accounts for more than half of the CO2 emissions from passenger air travel, according to a new study. The lead researcher says flying is ‘an elite activity’ in which very rich participants are given a $100 billion subsidy through not paying for the 1 billion tonnes of CO2 emissions they cause.

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