Cathay Pacific planes line up at Hong Kong International Airport on June 9 2020. Will airports be held to green building standards, just as airlines are increasingly held to emissions standards? Photo: Sam Tsang
Cathay Pacific planes line up at Hong Kong International Airport on June 9 2020. Will airports be held to green building standards, just as airlines are increasingly held to emissions standards? Photo: Sam Tsang
Yap Mun Ching
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Yap Mun Ching

Climate change: is the aviation industry all talk and no action?

  • A scheme to address carbon emissions has drawn criticism for its voluntary entry and rules that let airlines put off action until global demand recovers
  • Amid a dearth of zero-emission planes and sustainable fuel, better air traffic management and investment are needed to reach the industry’s goals

Cathay Pacific planes line up at Hong Kong International Airport on June 9 2020. Will airports be held to green building standards, just as airlines are increasingly held to emissions standards? Photo: Sam Tsang
Cathay Pacific planes line up at Hong Kong International Airport on June 9 2020. Will airports be held to green building standards, just as airlines are increasingly held to emissions standards? Photo: Sam Tsang
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