Norway To Tackle Planes’ Greenhouse Gases

Emissions from jet fuel burnt on international flights are among the fastest-growing
sources of greenhouse gases with cheaper flights but are exempted under the UN’s
Kyoto Protocol for fighting climate change until 2012.

“The government has decided that when state employees travel by plane abroad,
we will buy quotas for the emissions caused by the trip,” Norwegian Prime Minister
Jens Stoltenberg said in a New Year speech.   He did not say how much it would

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Norway to tackle planes’ greenhouse gases