While a majority of Australians polled through the recent federal election campaign said they favor strong action on climate change, only a fraction of Australian air travelers are opting to pay to offset the carbon generated by their flights. New figures released by Qantas and Jetstar, both of which have carbon-offset programs, show that only 9% of passengers are paying what amounts to a tiny fraction of the airfare. On longer flights across the country, where the carbon offset costs just ...

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