An Achievable Climate Change Plan

By Eric Ashby* A new study released in the Lancet medical journal paints a startling landscape. Environmental pollution is now deadlier than “all war and violence in the world.”[1] If one is still having trouble understanding the importance of this report, consider that pollution is killing more people than “smoking, hunger or natural disasters… [m]ore […]

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International Aviation and Climate Change

I. Introduction International aviation presents a serious issue when it comes to climate change. Two percent of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be attributed to international flights, and the amount of CO2 emissions from these flights is growing rapidly.[1] From 1990-2010 CO2 emissions from the international aviation industry increased 40%; if the aviation sector […]

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