AFTER a lot of noisy cross-fire, on May 15th the smoke cleared from the battleground that is the European Union’s policy on airlines and climate change. Twenty-six countries have fiercely opposed a move by the EU to charge airlines using its airports for their carbon emissions. Yet it turns out that only those of China and India, ten carriers in all, are failing to comply with the scheme.
Europe’s attempt to take on by its own the rising impact of airline emissions will either unravel or spur on a global accord.
The Travel Industry Would Rather Not Talk About Sustainability
Skift Video: How Meetings Can Give Back to the Community
Starwood Ramps up Build of Element Hotels Extended-Stay Brand
Carbon Offsets, Once Hyped, Lose Allure in Travel Sector
Miami’s Tourism Industry Isn’t Ready for Dramatic Effects of Climate Change