Aviation industry in UK will only pay for 16% of their climate damage

In allowing airports around the country to expand, the government is letting the aviation industry off the hook for £62bn of damage to the climate, analysis out today from the New Economics Foundation (NEF) finds. The analysis calculates that the aviation industry will only pay for 16% of the emissions clean-up costs of the eight airport expansions currently moving through UK planning processes.

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