E.P.A. Takes Step to Cut Emissions From Planes

The EPA has released its endangerment finding showing that emissions from airlines pose a risk to human health because of their contribution to climate change, an essential first step to reign in one of the world’s fastest growing emissions sectors. However, the EPA may follow the lead of the International Civil Aviation Organization, which is on track to set a ‘business-as-usual’ standard that could lock in emissions increases for decades to come.

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