Rising concerns about global warming and the environment have led to an anti-aviation sentiment that has in turn led some countries to consider adding environmental taxes on airlines.  Concern for the Earth is not just commendable; it’s critical. The latest data on the rate of global warming and its implications are grave, not just for travelers but the entire human population. But a carbon tax does not reduce emissions. At best, it raises money that can be used to compensate ...

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