If this kind of thinking is not reversed, airplanes in Europe may be required one day to carry a warning label on their fuselages: "Warning: Air travel is hazardous to your health." Exaggeration? We think not. Consider as Exhibit A the contents of a recent report from the Environ-mental Audit Committee of the UK Parliament entitled "Reducing Carbon Emissions from Transport." In it, the committee calls upon the Blair government to "construct a new approach to aviation which constrains its ...

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