UN agency approves landmark deal to reduce airplane pollution
from Reuters via Fortune
A United Nations agency approved a landmark accord recently to curb aviation pollution amid criticism the deal, which will cost the industry billions of dollars, fails to trim emissions enough on international flights. The International Civil Aviation Organization's global carbon offsetting system, the first such scheme for a single industry, is expected to slow the growth of emissions from commercial flights, costing the industry less than 2 percent of revenues.
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