Aviation accounted for 0.78% of total business turnover, a smaller proportion than the machinery rental sector. Yet it produced 13% of the UK\’s greenhouse gas emissions.
Currently, aircraft produce about 5.5% of UK emissions.
AirportWatch statement on the contribution of aviation to UK\’s total carbon emissions. It is either around 13% or 20%, depending how you calculate it.
Someone\’s lying. Who?
Oh, the rest of George\’s piece is fun too. How badly the government has made a cock of planning. Which is why, of course, we need more planning. By government.