Four airport expansions that didn’t go ahead to save the climate

Euronews | Jul 1, 2021 at 11:30 AM
  • Chengdu has just become the third city in China to have two international airports, as part of the country’s rapid airport expansion project.
  • Currently, China is responsible for nearly 30 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions – though, on a per capita basis this is roughly in line with countries like the UK and well below the US and Australia.
  • An economy-class return flight from London to New York is responsible for an estimated 0.67 tonnes of CO2 emissions per passenger.