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Aviation growth threatens greenhouse gas targets, Energy World, October 2004, p 5

In Sweden, the Stockholm Environment Institute reports that, despite the targets set by many countries for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from industries, air conditioning power plants and cars, 15% of the total contribution to climate change may be made by aviation by 2050 because of the projected increase in air miles flown. Suggested solutions include teleconferencing, steep environmental taxes, and the use of alternative transport systems such as rail for journeys up to 300 mi (483 km).

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