COVID-19 is wreaking havoc around the world and is likely to continue doing so for the foreseeable future. The virus virtually brought airline travel around the world to a standstill soon after it broke out. In the United States, the airline industry was quick to ask for, and get, a sizeable bailout from the U.S. Senate. But the other global killer that has unfortunately taken a back seat to the coronavirus pandemic remains climate change. This article argues for climate change regulations on an industry that has largely ignored its role in this context for decades.
Airline Bailouts and Climate Change Re-regulation
June 18, 2020