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IATA chief: EU carbon tax tilting playing field

SINGAPORE - The aviation industry emits as much as about 600 million tons of carbon every year, and with more planes set to take to the skies, there's been a push towards creating a carbon neutral sec

Cape Town launches coalition on climate change

The Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Alderman Patricia de Lille, today launched the Cape Town Climate Change Coalition’s “Climate Smart Cape Town Campaign.”

Kenya Airways launches program to cut carbon emissions

Through a unique initiative developed in cooperation with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Kenya Airways, “The Pride of Africa,” will now offer its passengers the opportunity to

Carbon Calculator Tool built into Kenya Airline’s online booking

A program based on a “Carbon Calculator Tool” has been built into Kenya Airline’s online ticket booking process.

Egypt woos eco tourists

The Egyptian holiday resort of Sharm el-Sheikh intends to slash its carbon emissions in the next decade to woo a growing class of eco-tourists, a senior government official who heads the $335 million

Thai Airways supports efforts to reduce carbon emissions

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), as the national carrier of Thailand and one of the world’s airlines, states its support of climate change negotiations that will take place

Global aviation industry to cut carbon emissions to half 2005 levels

LONDON, England - The global aviation industry has agreed to cut its net carbon emissions to half 2005 levels by 2050 under a plan to be set out on Tuesday by British Airways chief, Willie Walsh.

United environmental flight reduces carbon emissions by nearly 33,000 pounds

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – United Airlines charted a new path across the Pacific as the first US carrier to participate in the Asia and South Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions (ASPIRE), saving 1,564 g

Carbon Capital Markets to offset 2008 Business Travel Show Dubai carbon...

DUBAI - The Business Travel Show Dubai has signed an agreement to offset its carbon emissions with Carbon Capital Markets, a leading carbon trader and fund manager. This is the second year that Dubai Travel Show and Carbon Capital Markets have worked together to offset the show’s carbon footprint.