Air Travel on the Environment Research Paper by cee-cee

Air Travel on the Environment
An in-depth discussion on the harmful environmental effects of air travel.
# 114936 | 2,639 words | 6 sources | APA | 2009 | US

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This paper reveals that international air travel is not only the fastest-growing, but also the most polluting form of transportation. The paper explains the ways in which air travel disturbs the climate and discusses the limited responsive measures that have emerged internationally. The paper asserts that it is ironic that world governments exempted air travel from a treaty to control global warming.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • BBC News (2007). Climate change fight "can't wait." 6 web pages. British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Hilpern, K (2005). Flying towards a greener future. 4 pages. The (London) Independent: Independent Newspapers UK Limited
  • Lean, G. (2006). Green taxes don't have to be a punishment. 2 pages. The Independent on Sunday: Independent Newspapers UK Limited
  • --------- (2000). Airlines called to account over pollution. 2 pages. The (London) Independent: Newspaper Publishing PLC
  • Murray, E. and Durning, A. (2004). Air travel heats up the planet. 3 web pages. Sightline Institute: Retrieved on March 18, 2008 from

Cite this Research Paper:

APA Format

Air Travel on the Environment (2009, June 29) Retrieved April 20, 2024, from

MLA Format

"Air Travel on the Environment" 29 June 2009. Web. 20 April. 2024. <>