THE ASIA/PACIFIC REGION'S RESPONSE to the emerging and sometimes heated debate on aviation's role in contributing to climate change is divided, reflecting the vast cultural and socioeconomic differences among nations that collectively are home to a third of the world's human population and 26% of its GDP. A few countries display an environmental sensibility that would not be out of place in Western Europe, but the region is also home to states that still tolerate harmful and destructive ...

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