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A sustainable future an integrated approach

As a global community, air travel has become second nature to us. Bargain-basement flights have opened up the world and paved the way for a more cosmopolitan population.

For business or pleasure, the aviation industry supplies our insatiable demand for a jet-setting lifestyle. The downside of this trend is the growing contribution of air transport to climate change. As our carbon footprints have become bigger, so too has our moral obligation to attempt to offset damaging emissions. Forecasts from the Government's 2003 Future of Air Transport White Paper suggest that by 2030 aviation could make up to a quarter of the UK's total contribution to global warming -- emissions from our planes are increasing faster than any other sector.

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