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On green flight path: Airlines focus on eco fuel blends
Source : business-standard.com
The airline industry, one of the major contributors of CO2 emissions, has been doing its bit for a better world environment by investing in research on alternative energy sources. This is an attempt to reduce its emission levels and contribute to the cause. According to enviro.aero, a website maintained by Air Transport Action Group (ATAG), the commercial aviation industry body, airlines have committed themselves to carbon neutral growth from 2020. This essentially means that net CO2 emissions from the aviation industry would peak between now and 2020 and would stabilise and decline after that, despite changes in traffic growth. Using biofuel-blends is expected to be one way of reducing CO2 emissions substantially.
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7 June 2010 |
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