TAP Portugal launched a carbon offset program with IATA enabling passengers to pay compensation for the carbon dioxide emissions resulting from their flights. The proceeds will be given to the Aquarius Hydroelectric Project, a renewable energy project in Brazil. It is the first such program to be launched in conjunction with IATA. The industry-wide scheme designed by the association calculates CO2 based on a methodology developed by ICAO. IATA is the administering entity for the TAP program ...

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