Airlines will pay next to nothing for their pollution

Airlines urging the EU to drop aviation from its carbon market would face minimal costs for their pollution under the UN’s CO2 offsetting scheme. A new study finds carriers would pay at most €70 million a year for their pollution on long-haul flights from Europe – even after air traffic bounces back – under the controversial programme known as Corisa.

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Airlines urging the EU to drop aviation from its carbon market would face minimal costs for their pollution under the UN’s CO2 offsetting scheme. A new study finds carriers would pay at most €70 million a year for their pollution on long-haul flights from Europe – even after air traffic bounces back – under the controversial programme known as Corisa.

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