Thirty-five European airports have now been accredited as ‘carbon neutral’ under an industry-managed accreditation scheme which has previously been criticised by environmental campaigners.
In its annual report published this week the Airport Carbon Accreditation scheme set up by the Airports Council International (ACI) said that it had reached 35% progress of its target of 100 carbon neutral European airports by 2030.
Seventeen new European airports were accredited under the scheme in 2017/18, the report said, bringing the total in the continent to 133, accounting for 65% of passenger traffic.
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