This is a first step in combatting the negative environmental impact of airline greenhouse gas emissions. Ultimately, a global standard for emissions needs to be put in place and, hopefully, the new IATA CEO will be able to help get one established.
As far as we've seen, the vast majority of hotel guests are ambivalent at best about their environmental impact. For hotels, a move like this needs to be because they think it's the right thing to do.
It's a shame that the travel industry hasn't taken a leadership role in limiting global pollution. The least companies can do is accurately report their pollution, and barely any even do that.
It may be more expensive, but more environmentally friendly services help ensure that the sites people are coming to see will still be there for generations to come.
This project is perfectly matched to its destination, and has lessons for other airports as well.
It's a testament to the ignorance of the leadership of many countries that massive blunders like this happen all the time.
Paris officials only need to look at Beijing to see the damaging effect that pollution can have on a city's international image.
It's rare to see a one-of-a-kind properties built these days. Especially ones on this scale.
Nothing but a really smart use of lots of open space that other airports can easily replicate.
Air travel is one of the most damaging activities for our environment so any steps that can be taken, from production to landing, to minimize impact should be mandated.