NGOs raise questions over ‘sustainable aviation fuel’ rules

With global aviation under the spotlight over its growing carbon footprint, the airline industry and environmentalist groups have clashed over what should be considered a ‘sustainable’ fuel

With global aviation under the spotlight over its growing carbon footprint, the airline industry and environmentalist groups have clashed over what should be considered a ‘sustainable’ fuel, in particular over whether it is or should be produced from palm oil.

The UN’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) this week discussed various aspects of the planned CORSIA international offsetting scheme, including the criteria for sustainable aviation fuels (SAF).

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